Water Theft in Tawau, Construction Firm Fined RM10k
Hauled up for stealing water at its site in Tanjung Batu by Tawau Water Department, a construction company had to pay a hefty RM10,000 of compound under Section 53 of the Sabah State Water Supply Enactment 2003.
The department’s enforcement team detected an illegal connection from the mains to the workers’ quarters during an investigation in the area.
They advise other individuals or companies to settle their compound notices immediately before the department takes legal action.
Cooperation from the public are also encouraged to inform them on water thefts or broken pipes via their hotlines at 0195354600 and 089-761057.