Selangor River remains most tainted waterway

Sungai Selangor is a popular place for anglers.

MALACCA: Industrial pollution, including diesel and petrol contamination, and waste from poultry farms have made Selangor River the most tainted waterway in the country for the last one decade.

Natural Resources and Environmental Minister Datuk Seri G. Palanivel said: “The illegal dumping of waste and untreated effluents have turned Sungai Selangor, a major water source for the nation’s most densely populated belt, into a smelly and highly-polluted river.

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