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Singapore to supply additional potable water to Johorhttp://www.pub.gov.sg/news/pressreleases/17Jul2016SingaporetosupplyadditionalpotablewatertoJohorSingapore to supply additional potable water to Johor16/7/2016 4:00:00 PMJohor BAKAJ has made an urgent request to PUB Singapore for an additional supply of 6 million gallons of treated water per day for the next three days. BAKAJ requires this water to stabilise their own supply system in Johor Bahru after the shutdown on Wednesday due to pollution in the Johor River.17/7/2016 7:30:00 AMIssue DateMedia statementAbout PUBFind out more about us<p>​Johor BAKAJ has made an urgent request to PUB Singapore for an additional supply of 6 million gallons of treated water per day for the next three days. BAKAJ requires this water to stabilise their own supply system in Johor Bahru after the shutdown on Wednesday due to pollution in the Johor River. </p><p>PUB has readily acceded to this urgent request and commenced additional supply of treated water to Johor since 17 July 12am. This additional supply will continue for the next three days.  </p><p>Service to PUB's customers in Singapore will not be affected in any way as we are able to increase local production at short notice. </p><p>PUB Singapore is entitled to draw 250mgd of raw water from the Johor River under the 1962 Water Agreement with Malaysia. This right is guaranteed by the 1965 Separation Agreement and expires in 2061. The 1962 Water Agreement also obliges PUB to sell 5mgd of treated water to Johor. In practice though, PUB has been regularly providing Johor with three times this, up to 16mgd on a daily basis.  </p><p>This latest request for 6mgd is on top of the regular 15-16mgd we provide Johor every day.</p><p>​PUB is a statutory board under the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources. It is the water agency that manages Singapore's water supply, water catchment and used water in an integrated way.<strong> <br>                    </strong><br>PUB has ensured a diversified and sustainable supply of water for Singapore with the Four National Taps (local catchment water, imported water, NEWater, desalinated water).  </p><p>To provide water for all, PUB calls on all to play our part to conserve water, keep our water catchments and waterways clean and build a relationship with water so we can enjoy our water resources.  If we all play our part, we can have enough water for all our needs – for industry, for living, for life.  </p><p>Like us at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/PUBsg"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.facebook.com/PUBsg</span></a><br>Follow us on <a href="http://www.instagram.com/PUBsingapore"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.instagram.com/PUBsingapore</span></a> and <a href="http://www.twitter.com/PUBsingapore"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.twitter.com/PUBsingapore</span></a> <br>Subscribe to our channel at <a href="http://www.youtube.com/sgPUB"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.youtube.com/sgPUB</span></a><br>For our latest event photos, visit <a href="http://www.flickr.com/PUBsg"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.flickr.com/PUBsg</span></a> or <a href="http://www.pinterest.com/PUBsg"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.pinterest.com/PUBsg</span></a><br>Download our mobile apps: MyWaters for <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/sg/app/mywaters/id533051315?mt=8"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">iOS</span></a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.codigo.pub.mywaters&hl=en"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Android</span></a> or <a href="http://www.windowsphone.com/en-sg/store/app/mywaters/1089ffe2-749f-4487-9193-675d356036ee"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Windows Phone</span></a> Visit our website at <a href="http://www.pub.gov.sg/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.pub.gov.sg</span></a></p>18/7/2016 3:22:31 AM