Penang seeks to emulate Singapore’s Newater as water feud with Kedah drags on

NEWater is the brand name given to treated reclaimed wastewater produced by PUB. PHOTO: ST FILE
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KUALA LUMPUR - Penang is looking to replicate the success of fellow island-state Singapore in recycling used water, amid a protracted dispute over raw water supply with neighbouring Kedah in north-western Malaysia.

The Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBAPP) inked a collaboration with Indah Water Konsortium (IWK) to explore the viability of recycling treated sewage water for industrial reuse on Thursday.

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