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Dam in Phuket not affected by quakes

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(18 April 2012) Experts have checked the dam at Bang Niew Dum Reservoir and announced it’s safe and not damaged by the recent earthquakes.

Deputy Governor, Mr Somkiat Sangkaosuttirak, Director of the Active Fault Research Division (AFRD) of the Department of Mineral Resources, Mr Suwith Kosuwan, the Mayor of Sri Soonthorn Worawut Songyod, and local MP Rawat Areerob and the village headman of Sri Soonthorn Kittisak Soatraksa inspected the dam on April 17 th after the Phuket earthquakes.

Mr Somkiat insisted the local dam was not damaged and Mr Suwith said there will be an AFRD team to assigned to investigate and locate the exact earthquake epicenter.

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