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Fishing out rubbish from city’s rivers a costly task


People still see rivers as a place to throw rubbish and do not see the importance of maintaining clean rivers.

People still see rivers as a place to throw rubbish and do not see the importance of maintaining clean rivers.

USING a simple makeshift scooper fashioned from an old stand-fan, Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) workers removed close to 100kg of rubbish from one small section of Sungai Gombak in Sentul.

Each day the workers use this tool that is made from disassembled fan blade casings, to scoop up rubbish trapped at log booms across Sungai Klang and Sungai Gombak.

Central Region , rubbish , river

   

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