On 12th November 2014 at the meeting room of the Phuket Municipal Solid Waste Incineration Plant, Phuket Governor – Khun Nisit Jansomwong presided over a committee meeting on waste management and waste water. The meeting also saw Phuket City Mayor – Khun Somjai Suwansupana, Phuket Natural Resources and Environment Office Chief – Khun Kasem Sukwaree and Dr. Pornsri Suthanaruk – Director of Phuket Regional Environmental Office 15 in attendance.
The most important item on the meeting’s agenda was to consider the proposals for a project to improve Phuket’s garbage landfill space which will see private companies purchase 1 million tons of garbage over a 3 years period which will be turned into fuel.
Also discussed were solutions to solve waste water problems at the canals in Phuket town and the surrounding area. It was agreed that connecting waste water pipes should installed in the areas of Tambol Rasada, Baan Samkong and Soi Paniang which should take the waste water to the nearest waste water treatment centre. The project will cost in the area 60 million baht.