28 Dec '11, 12am

Troubled waters as Liat Towers management, PUB disagree over how heavy rain turned basement into 'pond' #sgflood

Troubled waters as Liat Towers management, PUB disagree over how heavy rain turned basement into 'pond' #sgflood

Flood at Liat Towers, Orchard Road, Dec 23, 2011. -- PHOTO: STOMP By Grace Chua The management of Liat Towers and national water agency PUB do not see eye to eye on how last Friday's heavy rain turned the building's basement into a pond. A spokesman for the management of the shopping and office block, speaking to The Straits Times following a meeting with PUB, pinned the blame on an over-full Stamford Canal. PUB, on the other hand, is adamant that the build-up of water came from the heavy rain and the building not pumping out the water fast enough. Background story LIAT TOWERS SAYS 'The pumps were working at full blast but were not able to drain the water out into the canal because the canal was full. PUB has got to take care of the canal. If the canal causes backflow and flooding, no matter how many pumps you put in, there will still be a problem. The long-term solution i...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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  1. 28 Dec '11, 3am

    haha this is even more terok than the Bangkok floods

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