Experts have warned that the government's 350-billion-baht water management and flood prevention project could face legal and construction hurdles as it has neglected to conduct thorough studies about the scheme's impact.
The Engineering Institute of Thailand (EIT) organised a discussion on the project yesterday, where EIT president Suwat Chaopreecha said the implementation of the scheme has been wrong from the start.
Problems were likely to arise which could stall the project if it was started immediately. He said the government has not conducted impact assessments of the project, leaving it vulnerable to unforeseen problems at construction sites as well as to lawsuits.
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