Phnom Penh: Kambol district authorities are rehabilitating two main canals along National Road 4 and along the railway leading to Kob Srov Dam to relieve the flooding of people's villages this rainy season.

Kambol district governor Khim Sunsoda told the Post by telephone on the afternoon of June 26 that this year the Phnom Penh administration Rehabilitation of two main canals, one on the side of National Road 4 and the other on the side of the railway. He said that the canal on either side of Road 4, restored from Chok Chheu Neang commune, bordering Ang Snoul district, brought water to All the canals along the railway line will fall into Kob Srov Dam Lake.

"I think this new year will no longer be flooded and along National Road 4, because I did," he said. Tested gradually and there was a lot of heavy rain in the past, but there was no flood, so we have not recovered yet That's it. For the canal on both sides of the railway, 5 km on each side, 10 km on each side, and from the border of Ang Snoul district, 8 km on each side, so 16 kilometers, the depth of some places 3 meters, some 4 meters, obviously.

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Mao Bunthoeun, director of the Phnom Penh Department of Water Resources and Meteorology, said that this was originally an old main canal but was shallow by injection. Land flooded and weeds grew for many years until the entire canal was wiped out. He said that the water could not flow through here to the Kob Srov Dam Lake, causing the flooding of people's housing infrastructure. Every year in the western part of Phnom Penh, especially in the territory of Khan Kambol and part of Por Sen Chey.

"After the two main canals are reopened, it will play a role in releasing rainwater from Ang Snoul Bek Chan district of Kandal province, Khan Kambol and Por Sen Chey. At the same time, in the rainy season this year will significantly reduce the flooding caused by heavy rains. West of Phnom Penh.