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Feng Ming Construction fined $56,500 for damaging water main and unauthorised piling works

14-09-2020
PUB, water treatment, water network, water monitoring, Singapore

Feng Ming Construction Pte Ltd has been fined a total of $56,500 for damaging a large water main and carrying out unauthorised sheet piling installation works at Dunearn Road in 2019. The damage led to substantial loss of approximately 468,000 litres of potable water, enough to fill about one-fifth of an Olympic-sized swimming pool. As a result of …

Tuas Nexus begins construction

08-09-2020
Singapore, Tuas Nexus, water treatment, wastewater treatment, PUB

The National Environment Agency (NEA) and PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, have announced that the first phase of construction of Tuas Nexus has begun, and it is set to be completed in phases from 2025 onwards. The co-location of two mega facilities – the Tuas WRP and IWMF – will help forge a more sustainable Singapore by …

PUB and Sembcorp commence construction of 60 MWp floating solar photovoltaic system on Tengeh Reservoir

18-08-2020
PUB, Sembcorp, PV system, wastewater treatment, water treatment

National Water Agency PUB and Sembcorp Floating Solar Singapore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp), are pleased to announce the commencement of construction of the 60 megawatt-peak (MWp) floating solar photovoltaic (PV) system on Tengeh Reservoir. This marks a significant milestone in building one of the world’s …

PUB awards S$449 million domestic liquids modules contract for Tuas Water Reclamation Plant

28-07-2020
Singapore, PUB, water industry, water treatment, wastewater treatment, water reclamation

PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, has appointed Sinohydro Corporation Limited (Singapore Branch) to construct the civil and structural components of Domestic Liquids Modules (DLMs) for the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant (WRP). The contract is valued at S$449.6 million.  Tuas WRP, a key component of PUB’s Deep Tunnel Sewerage …

Editor’s pickNEA leads scientific team in wastewater surveillance trials for assessment of COVID-19 transmission

20-06-2020
National Environment Agency, COVID-19, PUB, Singapore, coronavirus

Lab work conducted to screen wastewater samples for SARS-CoV-2 The National Environment Agency (NEA) has initiated a pilot surveillance programme to screen wastewater samples for SARS-CoV-2, the causative virus of COVID-19. The amount of viral material in wastewater from a community could reveal the level of COVID-19 spread in the community, and …

Editor’s pickCzech researchers: Wastewater analysis could predict a second wave of coronavirus

05-06-2020
coronavirus, COVID-19, research, Czech Republic, wastewater treatment, water monitoring

A system detecting the novel coronavirus in wastewater might serve as a warning of a new infection wave, research of the T. G. Masaryk Water Research Institute (VUV) in Prague has shown. Researchers have revealed coronavirus traces in wastewater from small water treatment plants. Samples taken Tuesday will now be assessed to find out how accurate …

PUB awards $433 million Tuas WRP biosolids treatment contract to Sembcorp Design and Construction

26-03-2020
PUB, Sembcorp, Tuas Water Reclamation Plant, Biosolids treatment contract

National water agency PUB has awarded the contract to build the biosolids treatment facility for the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant (WRP) – a major component of the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) Phase 2 project – as the construction of the plant gathers steam this year.  Sembcorp Design and Construction Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned …