Selangor launches Ops Sumber Air


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  • Tuesday, 21 Apr 2020

PETALING JAYA: Selangor has launched a round-the-clock “Ops Sumber Air” to check pollution that could disrupt water supply in the state.

The operation along main river basins in the state started on April 17 and would be carried out until May 31.

Lembaga Urus Air Selangor (Luas) said surveillance would be conducted along Sungai Selangor and Sungai Langat basins which included Sungai Semenyih.

“Measures are also taken to ensure that those carrying out the surveillance strictly observe the safety and health guidelines imposed in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic,” it said in a statement.

Luas, which is spearheading a task force to ensure a disruption-free water supply, said other agencies involved in the effort included the Department of Environment, Pengurusan Air Selangor, Indah Water Konsortium, Selangor Disaster Management Unit, National Water Services Commission, District and Land Office,

local governments as well as the police.

Luas, in its capacity as Selangor’s pollution and national water resources contingency committee secretariat, would act as the task force coordinator.

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