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Russey Keo to get flood relief: Govt

Russey Keo to get flood relief: Govt

Testing will begin in July on a new drainage station in Russey Keo district, officials said Monday, raising hopes that wet-season flooding in the area will be reduced. Construction began on the US$4 million station at the Kob Srov dike last year after widespread flooding in the area. Mau Bun Thoeun, acting director of the Municipal Department of Water Resources and Meteorology, said Monday that the station is about 80 percent complete.

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