‘Resolve polluted river problem’


Fire and Rescue Department’s Hazardous Materials Unit personnel collecting water samples from Sg Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang following the pollution incident. — Filepic

JOHOR BARU: Residents in Kampung Acheh, Pasir Gudang here are worried as the water in Sungai Kopok, which is an important source of livelihood for them, has turned black and is smelly.

The residents also claimed that the condition of Sungai Kopok, which is connected to Sungai Kim Kim and Sungai Daing and once home to shrimps and crabs, worsened following the chemical waste pollution of Sungai Kim Kim in March.

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