This is how we're choking our water sources

Sungai Gong in Rawang that was polluted. Selangor government says it will not compromise on pollution issues and stern action will be taken against culprits.

PETALING JAYA: This is why over eight million people in the Klang Valley will continue to suffer from water cuts.

Unbridled development along the banks and in the basin of Sungai Selangor and Sungai Langat and their tributaries is exposing the river to pollution and also reducing the rivers’ carrying capacity to dilute or absorb any pollutant or effluent, or what is known as the Total Maximum Daily Load.

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