Engineer fined $7,500 by PUB for not supervising water service works
Professional engineer Ying Kee Yeow was fined $7,500 by national water agency PUB, for failing to supervise water service installation works, the agency said in a press release yesterday.
He was convicted on three charges, while two others were considered during sentencing.
One charge was for an incident at a residential development in Geylang Lorong 24 in May last year. PUB found that the high-level water tanks were not properly secured.
Another charge was for an incident at a residential development in Changi Road, where a routine site inspection in April last year revealed that the gate to the low-level water tank on the ground floor was not secured well enough to prevent unauthorised access.
The third charge involved work done at a commercial development in Changi Road in October last year.
While attending to feedback on water supply disruption by a building tenant, PUB found that the main valves located outside each unit to control water flow were installed in the wrong direction in every unit in the building.