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Daily Archives: 2012-03-12

PUB's incompetence is one reason for recent floods says a TOC reader

A reader (Philip Ang) sent us these pictures, saying "I read with disbelief PUB's intention to install prototype vertical gratings (link http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/STIStory_772824.html).  PUB seems intent to throw money at a problem without first ascertaining if the primary cause of flooding was due to poor (or zero) maintenance of thousands of draininlets." The reader claims that "thousands of drain inlets island-wide remain choked" contributing to the recent flooding …

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