South Pattaya community sewers cleaned to avoid flooding

Pattaya City sanitation crews use high pressure water pumps to clean underground pipes in Soi Bongkot, South Pattaya.

Pattaya workers scraped out drainage pipes in their constant battle against flooding.
City councilmen Jirawat Plukjai and Banjong Banthoonprayuk watched Aug. 4 as sanitation crews cleaned underground pipes on Soi Bongkot in South Pattaya.
Residents claimed sewers in the area had never been dredged and that flooding was a continual problem.

A city sanitation worker crawls down into the sewer to manually clean out the drain using a high pressure water hose.