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Highway officers revealed plastic bags stuck in water pumps caused a flood inside the Pakkret Intersection Tunnel in Nonthaburi province near Bangkok. Officers from the Nonthaburi Highway District investigated the Pakkret Intersection Tunnel yesterday to determine the cause of the flood on August 21. After five hours, officers reported that many plastic bags and garbage were stuck in the propellers of three water pumps blocking the flow of the waterway. Officers removed and cleaned the propellers and put them back and the system is now operational once again. The Deputy Director of the Nonthaburi Highway District, Sophon Paensang, advised the […]

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Just ban all the plastic bags that are being issued at 7elevel and other fast food outlets. Charging 1 TBH is not going to help. May be need to charge 10TBH for one plastic bag irrespective of what customer buys

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adding a simple float and ensure the float is hanged properly with electrical connections would help to save cost of changing pump.

the corrective action is taken by removing the plastic stuck in the vanes , what about preventive action ?

it is going to repeat again ?

after 2007, the pump is not started at all ?  there is no monthly PM or annual maintenance ? 

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