Tag Archive: chao phraya river

Oct 04 2013

Another Round of Flooding in Southeast Asia as Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam Battle the Deluge (Footage)

The floods in Laos, which began in June, are reported to be the country’s worst in 35 years and have killed at least 20 people and affected 350,000, the Red Cross said, adding that food, drinking water and medicines are needed at once. (Thomson Reuters) As we in Colorado recover from devastating flooding across the …

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Jan 23 2012

A Few Good Reads (1/23/12): Restoration After Irene

This week: restoring the Tweed River in Vermont, 3D modeling of the Yuba, Thailand’s flood defense effort, and ways to stop multitasking. The Tweed after Irene: How to repair a ruined river (Burlington Free Press) HT: Channel Restorationist The basic work we could do was to get people to stop digging — stop digging an …

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Oct 14 2011

Worst Flooding in Thailand in Decades Heading Towards Bangkok

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  The ongoing flooding in northern Thailand on the Chao Phraya River is now ever closer to downstream Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Flooding has been going on for 3 months now and is now a threat to the city of close to 10 million people. It looks like the government may be protecting the …

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