Triggers in Johor water crisis


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 12 Nov 2015

High and dry: Lack of water is causing the land at the Sungai Lebam dam in Kota Tinggi to be exposed and patchy.

JOHOR BARU: The failure in triggering rainfall by cloud seeding at the depleting Sungai Lebam and Sungai Layang dams as well as climate change are among the factors for the current water crisis in Johor.

While parts of Johor enjoyed rainfall in the past few weeks, there was no rain at the Sungai Layang dam in Pasir Gudang and Sungai Lebam dam in Kota Tinggi, said SAJ Holdings Sdn Bhd corporate communications head Jamaluddin Jamil.

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