Artikel tagged “water”

  • Phuket faces critical water shortages if the monsoon doesn’t arrive soon

    Phuket faces critical water shortages if the monsoon doesn’t arrive soon

    Phuket is now, officially, experiencing water shortages , with water in the province’s three catchments just enough for the supply of tap water until May and the condition is expected to get worse if the annual monsoon doesn’t kick in soon. The annual south-west monsoon usually starts dragging in moist air and the ‘wet season’ sometime around Songkran each year. Mr   Kraison   Mahamad , manager of the Phuket-based provincial waterworks  authority (PWA), admits that tap water production would be affected if there is no heavy rain as water in Bang  Naeo  Dam, Klong Katha and Bang Wad would be enough for use until May at the latest, adding that his office had been told by irrigation officials to limit supply to prolong the supply of tap water to consumers on the tourist island.

  • Situation critical for Phuket’s water supply

    Situation critical for Phuket’s water supply

    Phuket has an acute water shortage.

  • Water restrictions on the agenda again as Phuket’s dams get low

    Water restrictions on the agenda again as Phuket’s dams get low

    The Phuket Water Authority, swinging wildly between ‘water restrictions’ and ‘there is plenty of water’, now says that water restrictions are again on the cards in a raft of suggestions being put to the Phuket Governor. The chief of the Provincial Waterworks Authority, Graisorn Mahamad,  has raised the prospect of water restrictions (again) following the PM Prayut Chan-o-cha ordering water rationing around the country only if it was absolutely necessary and that all steps be made to avoid water shortages

  • Foreign woman jumps into the water chasing ferry in Koh Lanta – VIDEO

    Foreign woman jumps into the water chasing ferry in Koh Lanta – VIDEO

    A foreign woman has jumped into the sea in Krabi chasing a departing ferry. The boat captain Jennarong Srisuksai says, “The foreign woman was travelling with her boyfriend. They were too late for the car ferry.” “When the boat was already moving away from the pier at Koh Lanta, the woman leapt out of the car and jumped towards the boat but ended up in the water.” “Other passengers on the boat were stunned

  • Water restrictions announced as water levels in Phuket reservoirs drop

    Water restrictions announced as water levels in Phuket reservoirs drop

    The Phuket Waterworks Authority (PWA) has announced a date for water restrictions to start in some Phuket areas. They say the reason is water levels at reservoirs in Phuket are getting low in the dry seasons and they predict it will continue for the next three months.

  • 68 year old Canadian drowns off Koh Phi Phi

    68 year old Canadian drowns off Koh Phi Phi

    PHOTO: Nui Bay, only accessible by long tail boat Police on Koh Phi Phi have confirmed that a 68 year old Canadian has died after being recovered from the water at Nui Bay. The incident happed around lunchtime yesterday (Wednesday). The man has been identified as Zbigniew Sarna and Embassy officials have been alerted

  • Swiss man dies after being pulled from the water at Krabi beach

    Swiss man dies after being pulled from the water at Krabi beach

    A 53 year old Swiss man has died after being pulled out of water at a beach in Krabi. The man has been identified as 53 year old Pipoz Pierre Alain from Switzerland

  • French tourist in hospital after parasailing incident at Naka Island in Phuket

    French tourist in hospital after parasailing incident at Naka Island in Phuket

    A French tourist has been hospitalised after having a bad landing on the tow boat and ending up in the water while parasailing at Koh Naka Yai off the Paklok coast yesterday. Thalang Police were notified of the incident off Koh Naka Yai at 5.25 pm

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    Dog drowns off Nai Thon Beach

    PHOTOS: Ohm Surfing A dog has died after being pulled out of the water on the Nai Then shoreline shortly before midday today (Wednesday). The small dog belonged to a lady who sells fruit shakes at the NaiThon Beach. Apparently, the dog had a fever and wasn’t feeling well

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    Going north – Elusive Phuket crocodile avoids capture again

    Phuket’s latest elusive crocodile escaped catch this morning off Karon Beach. It was first sighted off Yanui and Nai Harn beaches from Wednesday this week when a fisherman said it tried to chase him.