Cleanup resumes at Naklua’s Nok Yang canal


For the second time in two months, Pattaya engineers returned to Naklua’s No Yang canal to clear it of vegetation and debris to improve flood control.

Deputy Mayor Verawat Khakhay led a team of Sanitation, Engineering, Drainage System and Water Quality departments staffers to Sukhumvit Soi 23 Sept. 19 with a backhoe to scrape out the hyacinth that had overgrown the waterway and had become fully blocked by garbage.


The deputy mayor also thanked workers from the nearby Toyota Thai Center and local residents who volunteered to clean up land around the canal.

The canal is one of Pattaya’s many natural waterways to catch storm runoff and carry it to the sea.

Crews started work on the canal July 17, supposedly to clear out two kilometers of waterway over two weeks.

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