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Lifestyle 22 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Turning Xiamen around

This is Yuandang Lake, recreational hub of the bustling port city of Xiamen in southern China. The lake was once a stinking communal dump for industrial and solid wastes and untreated sewage, with swarms of mosquitoes and flies. But an ambitious project to rehabilitate the lake has turned it into a model of integrated coastal management which is being replicated worldwide.

Lifestyle 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Myriad ways to purify

Here#8217;s a snapshot of some of the processes used to produce bottled water.

Nation 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Check water, PUAS urges dept

Perbadanan Urus Air Selangor Bhd (PUAS) has reported to the Department of Environment (DOE) that the water supply to several residential areas on Tuesday had an offensive smell.

Lifestyle 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Wastewater recycling

AUSTRALIANS are just as worried as Malaysians and Singaporeans about water, its quality and its quantity.

Nation 20 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

DOE to monitor reclamation works

THE Department of Environment (DOE) has set up a team to carry out surveillance and monitoring of reclamation activities in Singapore waters.

Lifestyle 18 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bringing life back to a recreation park

In conjunction with the United Nations International Year of Freshwater and World Water Day on March 22, HILARY CHIEW checks out an innovative restoration project #8211; the Kelana Jaya lakes rehabilitation project.

Lifestyle 18 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Harmony in water treaty

Scientists and policy-makers have warned that scarcity of water could trigger war between nations, but the latest report by the United Nations shows that historically water agreements had brought peace and suggests ways to ease future conflict.

Nation 02 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

No pesticides found in Moyog River

The Sabah Water Department here has assured consumers that treated water sourced from the Moyog River is safe for consumption.

Nation 19 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Top medical teams on standby

Nothing has been left to chance in ensuring world leaders and delegates are given the best medical and health attention from the moment they arrive for the 13th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit.

Lifestyle 18 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Checking troubled waters

TO commemorate the United Nations International Year of Freshwater, we will run a series of articles to highlight the problem of water shortages, the conservation options available and strategies that are being adopted to ensure a continuous flow of clean water. In this first instalment, HILARY CHIEW looks at the quality of our rivers.