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  • EMERGENCY NOTICE OF WATER SUPPLY DISRUPTION AT MEROTAI

    Date : 18 February 2020 (Tuesday). Period of water disruption : Until the NTU level returns to normal. Purpose :Temporary shut down of Merotai I and II, Tawau Water Treatment Plant due to high level of turbidity NTU. For further enquiries, please contact Careline at 088-326888 (24 Hours).

  • EMERGENCY NOTICE OF WATER SUPPLY DISRUPTION AT RANAU

    Date : 19 February 2020 (Wednesday) Work : Works at Kg. Bambangan, Ranau Water Treatment Plant due to technical problem. Period of water disruption : 8:00 a.m. until works is complete. For further enquiries, please contact Careline at 088-326888 (24 Hours).

  • NOTICE OF WATER SUPPLY DISRUPTION AT MEMBAKUT

    Date : 25 February 2020 (Tuesday). Work : Maintenance works at Membakut Baru Water Treatment Plant. Period of water disruption : 9:00 a.m. until maintenance works is complete. For further enquiries, please contact Careline at 088-326888 (24 Hours).

  • EMERGENCY NOTICE OF WATER SUPPLY DISRUPTION AT PULAU BANGGI

    Date : 18 February 2020 (Tuesday). Work : Emergency works at Pulau Banggi Water Treatment Plant due to technical problem. Period of water disruption : Until works is complete. For further enquiries, please contact Careline at 088-326888 (24 Hours).

  • SIJIL SIRIM ISO/IEC27001.2013 (JANS TELIBONG II)
  • SIJIL SIRIM ISO/IEC27001.2013 (JANS KK)
  • SIJIL SIRIM ISO/IEC27001.2013 (JANS ICT)
  • Sijil Penyertaan 'Information Security Management System (ISMS) Certification Scheme'
  • Pertandingan Laman Web Terbaik Negeri Sabah

Department Profile

BACKGROUND

Sabah State Water Department (JANS) is a State Government agency under the Ministry of Infrastructure Development. Presently, JANS operates under the state ordinance (Water Supply Enactment 2003) to supply treated water to the Sabah State community.

There are 55 water treatment plants operating throughout the state and an average of 1.05 billion liters of water pumped out everyday to meet the people’s demand. The water supply is about 99.8% to the urban community and 69% to the rural community while the length of pipe is up to 10,499 km. There are about 385,821 water consumers registered from the 9 Water Divisional Offices and 18 Water District offices throughout the State.

HISTORY

Sabah State Water Department was established in 1962 as a Hydraulic Division in the Sabah State Public Works Department (PWD). Under the PWD administration, the PWD Director was given full responsibility to act as the State Water Authority as stated in the Sabah Water Supply Ordinance 1961.

In April 1987, the State Government decided to form a State Water Department and place it under the purview of the Ministry of Works and Communication Sabah (now known as the Ministry of Infrastructure Development).

JANS was officially formed as a full fledge department in 1st January 1988 after the amendment of the Water Supply ordinance 1961 was approved by the Sabah State Assembly Hall.

The Director of Water Department is given full authority to perform his authority, functions and responsibility as a State Water Authority under Section 2, Water Supply Ordinance 1961. The authority commenced on 1st July 1987.