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SPAN wants stiffer jail terms, fines over death penalty for water...

The National Water Services Commission says life imprisonment and fines 'running into the millions' will be a better deterrent.

SPAN blames Syabas, weak enforcement for recent water cuts

SPAN chairman Charles Santiago says Air Selangor inherited a big mess.

Activists blame govt apathy for river pollution

They call for better monitoring of rivers and stronger enforcement of laws against pollution.

Alor Setar river too dirty for use in water supply

Executive councillor says the river is at Class 3 level because of pollution and rubbish thrown in by residents.

Clear air over Papar Dam location, says assistant minister

Moyog assemblyman Jenifer Lasimbang says the Sabah infrastructure development ministry must come up with an official statement, working papers and other reports on the proposed Papar Dam project.

Sungai Semenyih pollution culprits to face action

Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari said the state government had identified the location of the source of the pollution and the entity responsible.

Penang main pipe repaired, water supply to be restored from 3pm

Repairs on the 1,100mm clear water pipeline were completed at around 5am today.

Butterworth water main bursts, 200,000 people affected

Water supply company says central and southern districts can expect low water pressure or water supply interruptions.

Wan Azizah pledges full action on causes of Orang Asli deaths

A thorough investigation will be made into possible contamination of water supply as well as logging and mining activities, says DPM.

Langat 2 to begin supplying water in August

The water supply will benefit 325,000 households.

Kedah seeks RM207 mil foreign loan to upgrade water infrastructure

Menteri Besar Mukhriz Mahathir says the funds will be used to reduce the percentage of non-revenue water.

Water flows again at Sabah teachers’ quarters after month of dry...

15,000 gallons sent to 17 blocks housing 1,000 residents after unpaid bill of RM700,000.

Not yet time for water rationing, says Xavier

SPAN will use its prerogative to decide when the time comes, says minister.

Singapore water debacle becomes `dagger in chest’ for investors

Hyflux Ltd, owner of the Tuaspring desalination and power plant, has failed to deliver returns to investors and is deep in debt.

Water supply cut in Philippines’ capital on El Nino dry spell

Some areas in the Philippines like Las Pinas, Muntinlupa, and parts of Cavite will also have little to no water supply amid the dry spell.

Entire rural Sabah to have water, electricity by 2035

The government is also committed to building more homes and would upgrade rural roads, says Ewon Benedick.

India to stop sharing excess water with Pakistan

The comments underlined New Delhi's anger over an attack by a Pakistan-based militant group last week in the disputed region of Kashmir, which killed 40 paramilitary police.

Court order needed before cutting water supply to village, says DAP...

P Ramasamy says it was cruel to cut off the water supply to Kampung Sungai Getah 2, and that a humanitarian approach should have been taken to the situation.

Dry days spell trouble for water guardian of Sabah village

Yami Baga dreads the prolonged periods of drought that force him to conduct water rationing exercises in his village which still relies on the water gravity system.

Cops confirm burst pipes in KK last year due to saboteurs

Kota Kinabalu police chief Habibi Majinji says police are looking for two men spotted travelling in a white Toyota Hilux in connection with the case.

Kedah village celebrates Thaipusam through gritted teeth

Villagers suffer illness and hardship with no electricity or clean water.

Dr M to visit Singapore, to discuss water rates

Deputy Foreign Minister Marzuki Yahya says Malaysia has the right to ask for a review of the price of raw water supplied to Singapore.

Joint-billing for water, sewage services by year-end

Minister Xavier Jayakumar says the joint-billing system has already been introduced in Labuan where it has proven very effective.

A-G’s Report: Dead people in Pahang were getting welfare money

The Auditor-General's Report shows the Pahang Welfare Department was slow to stop RM49,800 from being paid out to deceased recipients.