| Azlan Othman |
PIPE transfer works at Jln Babu Raja junction caused disruption of water supply at several areas around the capital since last night, the Public Works Department at the Ministry of Development informed members of the public.
The places that witnessed low water pressure were schools along Jln Raja Isteri, Istana Darul Hana, Fire and Rescue Department of Istana Nurul Iman, Kg Kiulap, RIPAS Hospital area, Jame’ ‘Asr Hassanil Bolkiah, commercial complex at Jln Raja Isteri, Sumbiling area, court premises and entrance to the Royal Mausoleum and surrounding areas.
The pipe transfer works are being done to facilitate construction of a bridge at Jln Babu Raja junction. Supply disruptions will continue till the works are over, the department said.
Residents and users are urged to save water until normal water supply is restored. The department also apologised for any inconvenience caused.
For any requests for water tanker supply or any complaints, the public can contact the Darussalam hotline at 123. However, tanker service is limited, the department informed.