ALOR SETAR (Bernama): A total of 34,200 account holders of Syarikat Air Darul Aman (Sada) in Sik and Kuala Muda are experiencing water supply disruption after the operations of three water treatment plants (LRAs) were temporarily shut down due to an oil spill.
Sada chief executive officer Mohd Suhaimi Mohd Jusoh said the disruption, which began at 6pm Thursday (Nov 12), involved the Jeniang Baru, Jeniang Lama and Sungai Pau LRAs.
"Oil spill has been detected, causing problems to the raw water quality and steps have been taken to shut down all three LRAs,” he said in a statement.
He said among the areas affected were Kampung Begia, Taman Sejahtera, Kampung Changchai and the whole of Pekan Sik and Gurun.
"Sada is waiting for the latest feedback from the Kedah Water Resources Board and work to clean the water intake point is expected to be completed tomorrow morning,” he said. - Bernama