Long queues for spring water on Sabah island

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 29 Mar 2016

Wa-ter problem: Villagers collecting water (inset) from the spring at Kampung Timbang Dayang.

KOTA KINABALU: With the dry spell showing no sign of abating, a spring remains the sole water source for hundreds of villagers in northern Pulau Banggi and the scores of people on nearby islands.

Banggi islander Salma Marail said there were long queues, until 3am the next day, to collect water from the spring at the foothill of Bukit Serong, near her village of Kampung Timbang Dayang.

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