Dirty water major cause of disruption

Disrupted flow: A river running near the Sembrong Dam catchment area in Kluang, Johor. The river looks like it has been polluted with animal waste from nearby farms.

PETALING JAYA: River pollution is becoming a major cause of unscheduled water disruptions in the country.

Between 2008 and 2014, pollution shut down water treatment plants in rivers across Malaysia for 1,005.75 days or a total of 24,138 hours.

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