06 Jun '11, 10pm

Orba disappointed with the PUB over flood: THE Orchard Road Business Association (ORBA) has expressed disappoint...

The Orchard Road Business Association (ORBA) has expressed disappointment with national water agency Public Utilities Board (PUB) over the flood in Orchard Road on Sunday. -- PHOTO: NIGEL TOWN THE Orchard Road Business Association (ORBA) has expressed disappointment with national water agency Public Utilities Board (PUB) over the flood in Orchard Road on Sunday. 'It's kind of like an anniversary for us. It happened last year on June 16, almost (around) the same time,' said Mr Steven Goh, Orba's executive director. He added his suspicions that the flooding problem has been 'transferred from the downstream of Orchard Road to the upstream of Orchard Road where Tanglin Mall and Forum are located'. According to Mr Goh, measures taken following last June's flooding, such as raising the roads in the area, do not seem to have worked. 'The flood alarm system is not working,' he sai...

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