Water rationing in Kota Tinggi, Mersing from April 18 to May 15

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 14 Apr 2016

JOHOR BARU: SAJ Holdings Sdn Bhd will start scheduled water rationing to 85,000 domestic and industrial consumers in the Kota Tinggi and Mersing districts starting from April 18 until May 15.

During the exercise, water supply will run normally for one day in the affected areas while there will be no water supply for the next two days.

The exercise is implemented after the water levels at the four water treatment plants in the two districts had reached the critical levels.

The water treatment plants are in Lok Heng and Sungai Gembut in Kota Tinggi and Sungai Mersing and Tenglu in Mersing.

“The rationing is the best measure to ensure we will be able to supply water to users in the affected areas,’’ it said in a press statement released here on Thursday.

According to the statement, the water level at Sungai Sedili Kecil which supplied water to the Lok Heng treatment plant had dropped to 1.58m almost reaching the critical level of 1.50m.

The water level at Sungai Gembut which channels water to the Sungai Gembut treatment plant had reached the 0.04m from the 1m mark.

On the other hand, the water level at the Sungai Mersing and Tenglu treatment plants is dropping at the rate of 0.03m daily and the situation is alarming.

The affected areas in Kota Tinggi are Felda Bukit Waha, Felda Bukit Easter, Felda Simpang Waha, Felda Lok Heng Barat, Felda Lok Heng Timur, Felda Lok Heng Selatan and Bukit Tentera.

Others are Felda Bukit Aping Timur, Felda Bukit Aping Barat, Bandar Sri Perani, Gembut Cina, PPRT Kampung Sayang, Pekan Tanjung Sedili, Kampung Tuan Seh, Taman Tuan Seh, Sedili Kecil, Kampung Belukar Durian, Telok Mahkota, Kampung Sri Gading Laut & Dalam, Kampung Sri Paya, Kampung Mawai Baru, Kampung Mawai Lama, Jalan Mersinbg, PPRT Mawai, Ladang Sungai Mong and Jalan Mawai.

Kampung Gembut, Kampung Singapura, Kampung Sentosa, Kampung Teluk Jeri Luar & Dalam, Taman Sedili, Legaran Air Gemuruh, Kampung Sayang, Sedili Besar, Kampung Telok, Kampung Perepat, Kampungh Semayong, Kampung Nelayan and Kampung Teluk Nyireh.

In Mersing the affected areas are from KM0.5 to KM14 Jalan Mersing-Endau, Taman Pantai Timor, Taman Samudera, Taman Sri Bayu, Kampung Sungai Muka Dua, Kampung Air Merah, Taman Air Merah, Taman Guru, Taman Sutera Indah, Estate Kuala Mayang, Jalan Hassan, Taman Emas, Kampung Sawah Dato, Kampung Sri Lalang, Kampung Silapu, Taman Intan, Pusat Desa Bina Diri, Felcra Bukit Pedoman, Kampung Tenglu KM6 to KM14, Taman Lautan Biru, Kampung Makam, Kampung Tenglu Besar, Jalan Sekolah, Jalan Dato’ Onn and Jalan Abdullah.

Other are from KM0.5 to KM12 Jalan Mersing-Jemaluang, Mersin town, Hotel Sri Malaysia, Jalan Ismail, Jalan Panchor, Jalan Abu Bakar, Jalan Sultanah, Kuarters Kastam, Air Putih, Mersing Kecil, Jalan Mahkota, Jalan Bukit, Jalan Padang, Taman Sri Mersing, Taman Nakhoda, Taman Wawasan, Kampung Sri Pantai, Taman Pantai, Kampung Bukit Jaya, Kampung Paya Tingal, Taman Haji Hashim, Kampung Gajah Mati and Pekan Jemaluang.

Affected consumers are advised to use water wisely and avoid wastage in view of the current water supply situation at the two districts.

For more information please contact SAJ Info Centre at  1 800 88 7474 or SMS at 019-772 7474 or e-mail at customer.care.saj.com.my

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