On March 31st, 2010, at the conference room of Phuket Provincial Hall, Wichai Praisa-ngob, the Governor of Phuket, presided over a meeting of a water problem solving committee. The members are from the Phuket Provincial Administrative Organization, Phuket Provincial Irrigation Office, Phuket Regional Waterworks, local administrative organizations, and other related government offices.
The main agenda of the meeting was to discuss how to manage and solve sustainable water problems since there are droughts in Phuket during March – May of every year. This year, the related sectors have already sent water trucks to supply water to affected areas around the island. Moreover, the One Sub-district One Water Resource policy focusing on water resource development was issued to solve the problem in the long term.