Tag: PUB

PUB imposes S$56,500 fine on Feng Ming Construction for damaging water main

Singapore—The country’s national water agency, PUB, announced on Sunday (Sept 13) that it issued its highest ever fine on Feng Ming Construction for causing damage to a water main. The company was fined S$56,500 for a 2019 incident wherein it damaged a large water main...

PUB completes flushing to get rid of pandan smell in tap water

Singapore -- The national water agency, PUB, has acted on complaints that a pandan smell was coming from tap water. It released an update on Friday (July 24) that, after the smell was brought to its attention, it had flushed service reservoirs, the transmission and distribution network,...

PUB faces million dollar lawsuit filed by woman who fell into a manhole

Singapore—Chan Hui Peng, who fell into a manhole on a footpath in Simon Road near Kovan in 2015, is suing PUB, the country’s national water agency for negligence. Ms Chan sustained long-term injuries and received psychiatric treatment for over two years, as well as...

Singaporean film bags “highly commended” award at Canberra Short Film Festival

Winning international recognition and approval is Singapore Public Utilities Board's (PUB) short film on brotherhood and family ties entitled "Kinship" which left many Singaporeans emotional and weepy. The only Singaporean film that earned the much coveted "Highly Commended" award in the international category of the 24th...

Hyflux’s Tuaspring Plant to be turned over to PUB on May 17, Water Purchase Agreement terminated

PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, issued a statement on April 17 (Wednesday) that it is set to take over Hyflux’s Tuaspring Desalination Plant (TSDP) and the Water Purchase Agreement (WPA) would be terminated. The press release noted that the course of action was done “to...

Singapore water supply disrupted by ammonia pollution in Johor River

Singapore— The Public Utilities Board (PUB) announced on April 4, Thursday, that the Johor River Waterworks stopped treatment operations because of high levels of ammonia in the river, disrupting the country’s water supply. However, this has not affected the actual supply of water to...

PUB gives Hyflux deadline to resolve defaults, or it will take over Tuaspring

Singapore – The Public Utilities Board (PUB), Singapore’s water agency, announced on March 21 (Thursday) that it plans to take over Hyflux’s Tuaspring desalination plant if the company cannot resolve its defaults by April 5. Via a media release, the PUB said it would terminate...

Additional treated water supplied from Singapore upon request from Johor from Jan 2-4

In response to a request from Johor, Singapore’s Public Utilities Board (PUB), its National Water Agency, supplied additional treated water over the past week. The request was made due to a disruption in production because of pollution to the river catchment. The PUB said on...

Netizens whack Chee Soon Juan for mocking the use of sandbags to deal with the monsoon season

Dr Chee Soon Juan, the secretary-general of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) shared a critical post about the innovation of the nation, after the Public Utilities Board (PUB) announced that sandbags would be amongst some of the measures to help cope with the monsoon...

False justifications for water price increase

I refer to the 25 Feb 2017 Channel News Asia report “Raise water prices by as much as 100% to reflect production cost: Economist”. Water price hasn’t increased for 19 years • Professor Ng said that water prices have not been raised since 2000 – nearly...