Friday, July 9, 2021

soil erosion

Proper drainage a basic responsibility

KUCHING: The Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) has been urged to address the drainage problems affecting landowners under its jurisdiction. Stampin MP Chong Chieng Jen said councils collect assessment rates from landowners and house owners and providing a proper drainage system...

Solution to erosion near chapel underway

KUCHING: Soil erosion that has affected St Nicholas’ Chapel in Bandar Baru Semariang will be addressed soon. Assistant Minister of Utilities (Water Supply) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi has given the assurance that he will continue to work along with...

Longhouse waiting for authorities to act since 2015

BY DIANA OCTAVIA BETONG: Twenty-two families are living in fear due to soil erosion on the slopes near their longhouse Rumah Anji, Mupoh Baroh Spak, Betong. The soil erosion occurred in March 2015 and part of unit eight to unit 15...

MPP chairman unhappy with DAP man’s allegations

KUCHING: Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) chairman Lo Khere Chiang was displeased with an allegation made by Batu Kitang DAP's Abdul Aziz Isa on soil erosion at Kampung Semaba. Aziz alleged that MPP was slow in responding to a complaint about...

Council begins erosion mitigation projects

KUCHING: The Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) is looking into 37 maintenance projects, mostly involving soil erosion, in its jurisdiction. “There are quite a few problems involving soil erosion, including at Kampung Semeba, in February due to heavy rain and flooding,”...

River wall to address soil erosion

SIMUNJAN: A river wall project has been proposed to address the soil erosion at Simunjan, revealed Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. “This is one of the important projects here to address the (soil) erosion at Simunjan. “While there...

Inspection on two completed RTP projects

MIRI: A new drain has been completed to replace an old drain behind the Grand Park here that collapsed due to erosion recently. Last Tuesday (Feb 9) state Minister of Transport Datuk Lee Kim Shin, who is also Senadin assemblyman, visited...

Public Works Department instructed to fix road

MIRI: Minister for Transport Sarawak Datuk Lee Kim Shin has instructed the Public Works Department (JKR) Miri to carry out remedial action to prevent any further erosion along the road entrance to Rumah Lambor, Miri-Marudi road. Lee said this on...

Landslide scare for longhouse residents

BINTULU: Residents of a 50-door longhouse, Rumah Jarau, Kampung Dayak Sungai Plan here had to undergo tense moments when the back portion of the longhouse gave way to a landslide this early morning (Nov 28). It was reported that heavy...

Erosion causes excavator submerge

SIMUNJAN: Riverbank erosion here caused an excavator to plunge into the river and was almost totally submerged. This incident occurred at Taman Botani, Jalan Sabun yesterday evening. Simunjan fire chief PPgB Mat Undik said their station received an emergency call...
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