Water supply

PUB SAYS COST OF WATER RISING, NEVER SAY HOW MUCH REVENUE EARNED

Yesterday, the PUB said that since the last price increase in 2000, the cost of treating and supplying water has been going up. The resources needed for the task, such as chemicals, materials and manpower, have become more expensive over the years, said the water agency.

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PAP GOVT RAISES WATER PRICES BY 30% DESPITE ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced during his Budet 2017 speech that beginning on 1st July 2017, water prices in Singapore will be increased by 30% in two parts over the next 2 years. This was after Water Minister Masagos Zulkifli hinted at the Government's intention to do so last month. Heng justified the 30% price increase by citing the rising costs of supplying water, producing water and installing associated infrastructure. The Singapore Finance Minister said as water sufficiency was a matter of national survival, rising the cost to make such investments into our water infrastructure was necessary.

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RESIDENTS OF MARSILING HAD NO WATER SUPPLY FOR OVER 4 HOURS ON SUNDAY

Last Sunday afternoon, at about 3.30 pm, residents of 180C Marsiling Road had their water supply cut off unexpectedly.

The residents had no water supply for over 4 hours. The Essential Maintenance Service Unit (EMSU) received a call from a resident and they turned on the tap of the wash bay so that residents could bring their buckets there to collect water. It was reported that 420 families were affected.

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S'PORE SUPPLIES EXTRA 6 MILLION GALLONS OF TREATED WATER TO AID JOHOR

After a request for assistance by Badan Kawalselia Air Johor (BAKAJ), Singapore's PUB started supplying an additional 6 million gallons of water per day to Johor. This is a month long arrangement to help Johor tide over the dry spells which severely diminished water levels in Malaysia. In the short term, this arrangement will not affect the watetr supply for Singapore own domestic consumption.

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KITA BOMOHKAN AIR KE SINGAPURA SUPAYA MEREKA SERAH DIRI DAN BERSUNAT, KATA RIDHUAN TEE

Pensyarah kontroversi Dr Ridhuan Tee Abdullah (gambar) hari ini sekali lagi menyelar kegiatan ritual dalam usaha mencari pesawat Malaysia Airlines (MAS) MH370 yang dilaporkan hilang sejak 8 Mac lalu, namun kali ini kritikannya ditujukan kepada Singapura. Pendakwah bebas itu berkata jika perbuatan bomoh dan ritual begitu mujarab, maka usaha yang perlu dilakukan adalah dengan membomohkan air yang disalur kepada Singapura.

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