Provincial Waterworks Authority allocated THB4.9bil for 20 projects

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BANGKOK, 17 May 2012  – The Provincial Waterworks Authority have been allocated billions of baht to carry out 20 pending projects. 

Provincial Waterworks Authority (PWA) Governor Ratana Kitchawan said that the Cabinet has allocated 4.9 billion baht worth of budget for the PWA to execute 20 projects.

The budget is earmarked for the enhancement of water production and distribution in areas hit by disaster and crises.

Ms. Ratana stated that new piping system measured more than 1,100 kilometers will replace the existing one.

Moreover, the PWA will use the budget to increase its production capacity to 278,400 cubic meters of water per day by constructing a new pumping system, a new water treatment plant, a new chemical discharge system, and other supporting systems.

Once all projects are completed, residents in the municipal areas and surrounding localities will greatly benefit from all developments and enjoy clean water supply.