PVC Pipes Banned During Song KranPattaya police have said that the use of the PVC water pipes is prohibited during Song Kran. The pipes are very dangerous and can cause eyes injuries and traffic accidents.
PATTAYA – April 16,2015 [PattayaDailyNews]; Pol.Col.Suktad Pumpanmuang-superintendent of Pattaya police station-, Pol.Lt.Col.Pawatchai Sudsakorn-deputy superintendent- and police officers had together campaigned to prohibit the use of the PVC water pipes during SongKran because they are dangerous and if shot into the eyes can cause injuries and motorcyclist to crash.
The police officers then walked around Pattaya beach road to warn people not to use the PVC pipes and would exchange it for the more traditional bowl, but during their patrol the did catch or see anyone using them.
However, the atmosphere along beach road was good with many people enjoying themselves. It’s expected that there will be over 100,000 people descending on Pattaya on the 18th -19th of April which are the 2 main days for Song Kran in Pattaya.