Water disruption as pipe works in progress

|     Rokiah Mahmud     |

EMERGENCY repair works on the 900mm Layong Main Pipe near the Sungai Burong reservoir will be implemented immediately, the Public Works Department (JKR) of the Ministry of Development said yesterday. It is expected to take six hours or until the work is completed.

It will result in some areas encountering water disruption and low water pressure, especially at high areas.

In the Tutong District, the affected areas are Kampong Layong, Kampong Lamunin, Kampong Rambai, Kampong Tasek Merimbun, Kampong Long Mayan, Kampong Menengah, Kampong Pancung, Kampong Padnunok, Kampong Kiudang, Kampong Bakiau, Kampong Luagan Timbaran, Kampong Sinaut, Kampong Luagan Dudok, Kampong Keriam, Maraburong Prison, Kampong Kerakas Payau and Kampong Kupang.

In the Brunei-Muara District, the affected areas are Kampong Lugu, Kampong Katimahar, Kampong Kulapis, Kampong Tanjong Nangka, Kampong Sengkurong, Kampong Mulaut, the whole of Kampong Jerudong, Kampong Selayun, Kampong Sungai Tampoi, Kampong Tanjung Bunut Kanan, Kampong Jangsak, Kampong Mata-Mata, the entire Gadong area – including Gadong Commercial, Menglait, Pengkalan Gadong, Burung Pingai, Brunei International Airport, around Jalan Lapangan Terbang Lama, Anggerek Desa, Sungai Akar, Sungai Tilong, Kampong Manggis, Kampong Salambigar, Kampong Sungai Hanching, Kampong Belimbing, Jalan Kebangsaan and Jalan Menteri Besar, including Diplomatic Enclave Area and Legislative Council Building and its vicinity.

All steps are being taken to address the matter as soon as possible.

The department reminded the public to practise prudent water usage and to contact Darussalam line 123 for the supply of clean water or for complaints regarding the supply of clean water.

The department apologised for the inconvenience.