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Puncak Niaga goes for non-revenue water project
Khairul Khalid | 05 Jan 2018 00:30
The NRW management business is a lucrative one, especially in places with major water supply issues

Puncak Niaga Holdings Bhd is believed to be in line for a major government water project this year which, if successful, might relieve some pressure for the struggling company.

According to a source close to the deal, the company is moving forward in discussions with government officials to clinch a non-revenue water (NRW) related project.

Essentially, NRW is treated water that is lost in the distribution process (for example, through theft or leaking pipes) from the plants to consumers and end-users.

“Talks between Puncak Niaga and the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water are already at an advanced stage. It is believed the company is bidding for a major NRW project nationwide,” says the source, adding that nothing has been finalised but the contract could involve several states in the peninsula.