Fill in the marsh

A huge effort to pump sandy water off barges is being undertaken to fill in the portion of the CCV satellite city. What has resulted is a huge area of rolling sand dunes.

Barge in the Tonle Sap river offloading sand through blue pipes towards construction area

Pipes heading from the riverside towards the construction area

Water flowing back from the construction area (sand stays 🙂

More pipes cutting through riverside houses

Sand dunes in the construction area

Sand dunes in the construction area (looks like boeng kak or boeng tumpoan 🙂

Sand dunes in the construction area

Sand dunes in the construction area

Looking across the construction zone

No marsh here any more!

Looking across the construction zone

Looking across the construction zone (Tonle Sap in background)

Pipes under the riverside road (east bank Chroy Chang Va north of Japanese Friendship Bridge)

Barges one after the other coming to offload sand

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