BUTTERWORTH, March 21 – Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang Sdn Bhd (PBAPP) will carry out maintenance works at Bukit Panchor Water Treatment Plant (WTP) and Pipe diversion works of 600mm Mild Steel (MS) and 600mm Ductile Iron (DI) pipes at Jalan Bukit Panchor, Seberang Perai Selatan, Penang for development by JKP Sdn. Bhd (JKP) on Saturday, 26 March 2022.

In order to facilitate all these physical works, Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang Sdn Bhd (PBAPP) must isolate and “close” the existing 600mm Mild Steel (MS) Mains. The connection works will be done by JKP’s contractor. This pipeline shutdown will cause a 12-hour scheduled water supply interruption at areas in Seberang Perai Selatan. 

About 15,785 water accounts will be affected by this water supply interruption. Consumers in the following areas are advised to store sufficient water for use for 12 hours, from 10.00pm, Saturday 26 March 2022 – 10.00am, Sunday 27 March 2022:

Please refer to the map in ‘Appendix A’ that shows all the affected areas. Kindly note that the maintenance works at Bukit Panchor WTP is necessary to ensure good water supply and the pipe connection works is to facilitate the project by JKP in the area. PBAPP deeply apologise for any temporary inconvenience caused. Please store sufficient water for usage during the 12-hour water interruption.