Bangkok’s underground drainage tunnel will be opened in September next year

Bangkok’s underground drainage tunnel will be opened in September next year - Thaisnews, August 25, 2006
...Bangkok Governor Apirak Kosayodhin said the tunnel, which is 35 metres deep into the ground, will drain water from Makkasan pond into the Chao Phraya river. Construction costs about two billion baht, Mr. Apirak said.
He said the tunnel will help prevent flooding in the inner city and several main roads because it has the capacity to pump 45 million cubic meters of water per second.
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