13 Sep '11, 12am

Tang Plaza flooded with sewage after pipe bursts during renovation work, prompting evacuation of basement level

Tang Plaza flooded with sewage after pipe bursts during renovation work, prompting evacuation of basement level

The Orchard MRT underpass exit to Scotts Road cordoned off and manned by a security guard yesterday. Commuters using the pass had to endure the stench of human waste emanating from Tang Plaza's basement. -- ST PHOTO: TED CHEN By Elizabeth Soh Customers browsing through Tang Plaza's basement food market were greeted by a rather less welcome aroma on Monday - after it was flooded with sewage. The entire level, which also houses the shopping mall's kitchenware department, had to be evacuated when a pipe burst in the afternoon during renovation work. But thousands of commuters using the busy Orchard MRT underpass were still left reeling from the smell of liquid human waste emanating from the lower floor. Some were seen by The Straits Times to be visibly recoiling as they took the escalator down into the underpass. Others gagged, covered their noses, or simply fanned their face...

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Tangs Plaza basement flooded by sewage pipe

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straitstimes.com 14 Sep '11, 2am

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channelnewsasia.com 14 Sep '11, 6am

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