Water supply to Gombak fully restored, other areas underway


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 23 Jul 2019

PETALING JAYA: Water supply to Gombak is fully restored, while restoration to six other affected areas is 88% completed.

Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Syabas) said as of 6pm Tuesday (July 23), water supply had been restored to 99% of its customers in Hulu Selangor followed by Kuala Selangor (96%), Kuala Lumpur (92%), Kuala Langat (91%), Petaling (87%) and Klang as well as Shah Alam (81%).

Diesel pollution detected at raw water sources on Sunday (July 21) had forced the closure of four treatment plants, just days after Syabas struggled to restore supply after addressing a case odour pollution the week before.

Syabas, a member of the Air Selangor Group, had to shut down operations at Sungai Selangor Phases 1, 2 and 3 and Rantau Panjang water treatment plants twice within days.

Apologising for the inconvenience, Air Selangor customer relations and communication department head Abdul Raof Ahmad advised customers to use water sparingly during the recovery period.

"We will continue deploying lorries ferrying water tanks to affected areas," he said.

Water supply is expected to be fully restored by Saturday (July 27).

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