27 Feb '11, 11pm

Domestic helpers to attend water-conservation class

Trainer Woon Siew Lan showing one of the domestic helpers undergoing PUB Water Conservation Programme how to conserve water. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN NEW and transfer maids at more than 10 maid agencies across the island will now have to attend a one-hour class on saving water. The call to get domestic workers involved is part of the PUB's water conservation outreach programme for 2011, which was launched on Sunday by Minister of State for the Environment and Water Resources Amy Khor at City Square Mall. The pilot project - the first time the national water agency is tapping domestic helpers - will see the PUB team up with some of Singapore's biggest maid agencies. It hopes to get more agencies on board in the next couple of years. 'I think it's a very tangible and very practical effort. It means that when the maid comes, I just have to reinforce some of the things she wou...

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