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Site inspection at the Bandar Sri Indah Water Treatment Plant in Tawau

By Mary Chin

TAWAU: With the completion of the Bandar Sri Indah Water Treatment Plant by Hap Seng Company, the residents should be able to get uninterrupted water supply in the event of a drought.

MP for Tawau, Datuk Christina Liew said this after a site inspection of the plant which comprises two components – a raw water intake area and two reservoirs for water storage – on Saturday.

“Given the newly-completed infrastructure, I hope the perennial water woes facing the people of Bandar Sri Indah will be over soon,” she said.

Liew (2nd left) and others visiting the Water Treatment Room.

Hap Seng is in the process of obtaining an operating licence from the Water Department.

The project for the benefit of more than 3,000 homes was started in September last year.

Briefing Liew, who is also Deputy Chief Minister, Project Chief Engineer Pang Ket Soon said the water treatment plant has a capacity of supplying 1 million litres of treated water per day to the two reservoirs with a storage capacity of 1.5 million litres and 4.5 million litres, respectively.

Liew (4th left), flanked by Fung (on her left) and Pang, andothers at the site of the Bandar Sri Indah WaterTreatment Plant in Tawau.

Liew was accompanied by the Tawau Parliamentary Chief Liaison Officer, Fung Thin Yein.

Also present were Tawau Municipal Council (MPT) Rural Development Officer, Isnen Mohd Said who represented the MPT President, Datuk Ir. Amrullah Kamal, Kapitan Cina Chin Chong Min and Tawau Parliamentary Liaison Officer, Robert Penggai. –ENDS