Logging made water polluted, say villagers


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  • Saturday, 26 May 2018

KUANTAN, 25 Mei -- Penduduk kampung Kuala Kenau menunjukkan hasil mendapan ketika mencuci kolam takungan yang tercemar dipercayai akibat aktiviti pembalakan di kawasan tadahan air bersih penduduk kampung, hari ini.Penduduk sudah tidak berani untuk menggunakan air yang disalurkan ke rumah mereka daripada kolam takungan berkenaan kerana warna sudah menjadi seakan teh tarik dan ada penduduk yang gatal-gatal selepas menggunakan air itu.Penduduk mendakwa sebelum ada aktiviti pembalakan di kawasan tadahan air, mereka bebas menggunakan air yang disalurkan ke rumah mereka tetapi sekarang tidak dapat menggunakan air bersih itu lagi. --fotoBERNAMA (2018) HAK CIPTA TERPELIHARA

KUANTAN: It has been a challenging week for the villagers of Kuala Kenau and the surrounding areas in Sungai Lembing near here.

About 100 of them have seen their water source polluted, turning brown and muddy.

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