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Saving sewers from toxic water

Eighteen companies were fined a total of $112,500 in a span of just four months, for dumping toxic industrial used water in sewers here.

Each firm was fined $3,500 to $13,500 between last November and February this year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 26, 2018, with the headline 'Saving sewers from toxic water'. Print Edition | Subscribe