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Operators urged to improve services

KUALA LUMPUR: Consumer groups would not mind higher water prices, but only if water industry players can prove that they are providing better services.

Selangor MB: Deadline’s up so the deal’s dead

PETALING JAYA: In a move that experts say may worsen Klang Valley’s water woes, Selangor Mentri Besar Azmin Ali has decided to scrap the plan to restructure the water industry after the deadline for the deal expired yesterday.

Water disruption again during Chinese New Year

A letter from FOON WENG LIAN, Secretary-General, Water and Energy Consumer Association of Malaysia

‘Reduce prices of goods too’

PETALING JAYA: Consumer associations are asking for the prices of goods and food to be reduced in tandem with the postponing of the increase in electricity and gas tariffs as announced by the Gov­ernment.

Dam at 70% but don’t celebrate yet

PETALING JAYA: The level at the Sungai Selangor dam – the state’s largest – has touched the 70% mark but water experts say there is no reason for Klang Valley folk to celebrate just yet.

The Sungai Selangor Dam near Kuala Kubu Baru on Sunday.

Becoming energy savvy consumers

From FOON WENG LIAN, Secretary-General of Water and Energy Consumer Association of Malaysia.

Heavy rains a blessing but 70% safe mark still needed

PETALING JAYA: The Sungai Selangor dam – the state’s largest – has breached the 50% reserve level mark, causing many across the Klang Valley to breathe a sigh of relief.

Welcome relief: The water level at the Sungai Selangor dam has passed the 50% mark.

Over to new MB – water issue and Kidex

PETALING JAYA: All eyes are now on how Azmin Ali will tackle two “hot” issues in Selangor – water supply and the controversial Kidex highway project.

Blacklist machine operators

By FOON WENG LIAN, Secretary General, Water And Energy Consumer Association of Malaysia

Anger over drinking water with faecal bacteria goes viral

PETALING JAYA: Netizens have expressed outrage over the finding of faecal bacteria in drinking water sold from vending machines.