Battambang, Kamping Pouy Bassin is situated between two mountains Phnom Ku or Phnom Ta Ngen and Phnom Kamping Pouy - in Ta Nget Village, Ta Kream Srok collective, around 35 kilometers west of the common town.
This colossal structural designing venture was vital to the Khmer Rouge's arrangement to flood the farmland around Battambang. Grievously, the development of the Kamping Puoy Reservoir brought about the passings of a huge number of individuals. Not at all like the casualties of S21 and Choeung Ek the greater part of the passings on the Kamping Puoy undertaking were brought on by lack of healthy sustenance, ailment, workaholic behavior or abuse. The passings were to put it plainly, preventable.
A grasping, instinctive and horrendously legit record of life in Battambang under the Khmer Rouge was composed by Haing S. Ngor, the Cambodian specialist, on-screen character and group laborer who won an oscar for the film The Killing Fields. His book Survival in Cambodia's Killing Fields is maybe the most articulate record of everyday life amid the Pol Pot period. It is bound with bits of knowledge into the Khmer mind and is at last an awful perused. Kamping Pouy Bassin is 6meters long and 1,900 meters wide. Amid the blustery season the bowl can hold 110 million cubic metere of water, which is utilized principally for horticulture. Kamping Pouy bowl is indispensable to this territory. It is presently a prominent outing site for inhabitants of Pailin and Battambang in light of its outside air. Lotus blooms develop in the water and adjacent you can purchase lotus seeds to eat (they are heavenly and taste somewhat like sweet, uncooked peas). Takream Commune in Banan District is the closest settlement.