Looking at the black and lifeless Khlong Saen Saep, canal-side resident Sarot Phueaksamli finds it hard to believe he once drank water from it.
When he was young, water in the canal was almost no different from today's tap-water as people used it for cooking and daily household routines.
Just a few decades ago, Khlong Saen Saep canal was clean enough for residents along the banks to wash their clothes in or take a bath or a swim. The residents today dream the canal can be restored to its former glory. FILE PHOTOS
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