Sirikit Ferry Closed

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The ferry at Sirikit has been hit and miss for a few weeks, according to this article the ferry is now out of service until water levels rise.

This from www.chiangmainews.co.th

On July 10, 2019 at 09.00 hrs., Wachiraphan Punsuparak,
Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Officer, Na Tanung Subdistrict Administrative Organization, Na Muen District, Nan Province, was informed by Mrs. Charunee Sombatphu Yai, Ban Baan Pak Nai Mu 17, Na Tanung Subdistrict, Na Muen District, Nan Province



Which was informed by the port staff that Now the amount of water in the reservoir above Sirikit Dam Pak Nai Village, Na Muen District, Nan Province, the water level is greatly reduced Making water transport Ferry boat across the ferry Service Unavailable Therefore requesting to stop the ferry service across the ferry

Ban Pak Nai, Na Muen District, Nan Province - Ban Tha Faek, Nam Pat District, Uttaradit Province Temporarily for Sirikit Dam Or known as the local name that Tha Pla dam is a soil dam The largest in Thailand In Tha Pla district Uttaradit Blocking the Nan River That flows down from Na Muen District, Nan Province





Formerly in the care of the Royal Irrigation Department Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives After installing the power plant And handed over to the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand Is responsible for taking care of The area above the dam is a large water basin. And is a major tourist attraction of Uttaradit province as well





Which is now in the Pak Nai fishing village area with a significant drop in water levels Make water services (Pontoon ferry) cannot provide service, Therefore, temporarily stop the ferry service However, you can contact to ask for additional services at Mrs. Charunee Sombattham, telephone number 093 195 8922 or more at Mr. Wuttipat Thippayas, the port staff. Regional Harbor Office, Phrae Branch Tel. 095 219 7627

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I have never seen the water level that low before, its mid july now and it should be filling up by now
 

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Click on the PLAY button on this link and see the rest of this month. No decent prolonged rain in the north anytime soon :(
 
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