An Oxbows-Lake Management: A Case Study of Ban Kutchum in Warinchamrap District, Ubon Ratchathani Province

  • Anucha Phianchana Assistant Professor, Environmental Technology Program, Faculty of Science, Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University
Keywords: Management, Oxbow-Lake, Participation


The research aimed to study the surface water quality of the swamps locally known as ‘Kut’ in Isan dialect of Thailand, the benefits of the Oxbow-Lake and to find the guidelines for using the swamps in a sustainable way through the public participation. The research found that the surface water quality was classified as Type III of the surface water quality standard criterion in Thailand. The strength of the community participation was high level. The local residents used water from the swamps for agricultural purposes, and growing vegetables. Water resources management of Oxbow-lake occurs through the water management committee that appointed to supervise and coordinate regarding the use of water from the swamps.


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How to Cite
Phianchana, A. (2019). An Oxbows-Lake Management: A Case Study of Ban Kutchum in Warinchamrap District, Ubon Ratchathani Province. KKU Research Journal (Graduate Studies) Humanities and Social Sciences, 7(2), 186-193. Retrieved from
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