New Tourist AttractionPeople have gathered at the weir near Huay Tu after it was publicised via Facebook which attracted many tourists and local people to swim there.
PATTAYA – October 20th 2015 [Pattaya Daily News]; journalists of Pattaya Daily News went to inspect the weir at “Huay Tu reservoir 1”, Moo 11 Tambon Kled Kaew, Amphur Sattahip, Chon Buri province, after they were informed that lots of people were swimming there.
Upon questioning Mr. Phayon Suk-tha-nu who was one of the tourists said that he had known about this weir via from Facebook so he and his family went there.
Mrs. Lakkhana Kingniam who was a food vendor told the journalists that approximately 1 week ago heavy rain which caused the water to over flow the weir attracting many people via facebook.
The weir “Huay Tu reservoir 1” is an on-going project development of the Ban Amphur river basin (According to His Majesty’s Initiative) which is operated by Department of Irrigation Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives. The capacity of this weir is 1.5 million cubic meters that is located in a Subdistrict of Sattahip, called Kled Kaew and the Municipality also has an idea to develop the surrounding area to be an ecotourism tourist attraction.