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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 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 …

Diageo partners with WaterAid to provide clean water in Myanmar's urban communities

24-07-2020
Diageo, Singapore, Myanmar, water treatment, drinking water

Diageo Southeast Asia, a global leader in alcohol beverages, today announced a new partnership with WaterAid, an international non-governmental organisation that helps get clean water and decent toilets to communities around the world. The partnership will support the launch of a women-led project to provide access to clean water, improve …

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 …

LANXESS donates disinfectants to Singapore to fight coronavirus

14-05-2020
LANXESS, Singapore, COVID-19

To help fight the current COVID-19 pandemic in Singapore, German specialty chemicals company LANXESS has donated powdered concentrate of its highly effective Rely+OnTM VirkonTM disinfectant sufficient to make 20,000 litres of disinfectant solution. Recipients are hospitals and dormitories. The donation is part of a LANXESS global initiative to …

Singapore and Denmark sign new green MOU

01-04-2020
Singapore, Denmark, MOU

Singapore’s Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources and Denmark’s Ministry of Environment on 26 February 2020 signed an MoU to strengthen the exchange of information and expertise and to explore new avenues for industry partnerships in developing environmental and sustainable solutions of tomorrow. The MoU does not include …