24 Dec '11, 12pm

PUB on track to completing flood sensor network

PUB on track to completing flood sensor network

SINGAPORE: National water agency PUB is on track to completing its network of flood sensors in Singapore's drainage system. This year alone, it added 57 more sensors in flood-prone areas - bringing the total number to 150. Along with newly-installed CCTV cameras, this will allow the agency to handle and monitor flood situations more effectively. Subscribers to PUB's Water Level Alert Service will receive a message when the water level at certain canals hit 50 per cent. Alerts are also sent when levels progressively reach 75 per cent, 90 per cent and eventually, 100 per cent. The alert service, which started out as a pilot project for the agency's own use, is now an effective communication tool for many who live or work near canals and waterways. The free service started in July this year and has garnered more than 2,000 subscribers to date. Contractors were given the chall...

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