The embankment protection dam in front of Choeng Len Temple collapsed.

Nonthaburi, Broken again! The embankment protection line in front of Choeng Len Temple in Nonthaburi Province collapsed into the Chao Phraya River over a distance of 70 meters during construction. Yesterday (June 9), an accident occurred at a dam protecting the banks of the Chao Phraya River. The area in front of Choeng Len Temple, Tha It Subdistrict, Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi Province, collapsed and sank into the Chao Phraya River. In front of the eyes of the villagers who stood and watched. The scene of the incident is a dam to protect the bank of the Chao Phraya River, Phase 2, a distance of 2 km. from in front of Wat Saeng Siritham, Village No. 5 to in front of Wat Choeng Len, Village No. 8. Construction began in 2014, scheduled for completion in February 2023, after which the contract was extended due to The spread of COVID-19 It is a cement dam, 3.15 meters wide including the cement edge. It is 1.20 meters high from the cement floor. The needle length is 21 meters deep. It collapsed into the rive r at 5:30 p.m., a distance of 75 meters. It was found that the ends of rebar were sticking out on both sides. On the bank of the river, a pile of dirt was found where the water had piled up. Additionally, a backhoe was found parked. It is expected that the landscape along the inner dam is in the process of being improved. Mr. Preeda Chuapudee, Mayor of Tha It Subdistrict Administrative Organization and Chularatchamontri Advisor. Said that due to the area experiencing heavy flooding in 2011, the dam was constructed. The villagers also hope that it will be able to prevent flooding. and prevent the river bank from collapsing, but it appears that the construction has not yet been completed and has not yet been delivered. It came crashing down. Therefore, I would like the Royal Irrigation Department who is responsible for fixing it to make it more stable and stronger . Source: Thai News Agency