Long term planning: Kanowit town to get water supply from SWB

KUCHING:  The long-term planning for treated water supply to Kanowit town will be from Sibu Water Board’s (SWB) water supply system under Kanowit – Phase II water supply project instead of upgrading the existing plant at Kanowit  town.

Replying to  Allan Siden Gramong (GPS- Machan) in the august House yesterday, Assistant Minister  for Water Supply, Datuk Liwan Lagang disclosed the estimated cost for the Kanowit  – Phase II water supply project is RM77 million.

On the scope of work for the project, he said,  it included the construction of  pumping main, upgrading of booster station , service reservoir and distribution main.