Patong Trying to Solve Algae Blooming on Beach

Patong –

Authorities in Patong are trying to solve a problem of algae blooming on the beach.

The Phuket Natural and Environment Resources Director Mr. Wattanapong Suksai told the Phuket Express, “The Patong Municipality has continued to clean up algae on Patong beach everyday due to the current blooming. This algae bloom has affected beachgoers and swimmers’ activities.”

“There are many tourists visiting Patong Beach. We are trying to improve tourism and at the same time to preserve the marine ecological system.” Mr. Wattanapong added.

The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The Phuket Express, owned by our parent company TPN media.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.