Sungai Selangor water treatment plants back in operation after pollution causes shutdown


PETALING JAYA: Four water treatment plants at Sungai Selangor are back in operation after having to shut down Monday (Dec 7) night due to contamination of the raw water supply, with unscheduled water cuts expected to affect 1,274 areas in the Klang Valley.

Earlier, Air Selangor said the Rantau Panjang water treatment plant stopped operations at 11.30pm Monday while as well as Phases 1,2 and 3 of the Sungai Selangor water treatment plants had to stop at 1am on Tuesday (Dec 8).

In a Facebook post early Tuesday morning, Air Selangor said the Rantau Panjang water treatment plant had started operating at 3.30am, while Phases 1,2 and 3 of the Sungai Selangor water treatment plant was back in action at 5am Tuesday after recording three consecutive readings of 0 TON (Threshold Odour Number).

"The water treatment plants were closed following raw water pollution detected in Sungai Selangor.

“The halt in the operations caused unscheduled water cuts in 1,274 areas in Kuala Lumpur, Petaling, Klang, Shah Alam, Kuala Selangor, Hulu Selangor, Gombak and Hulu Langat, ” Air Selangor said in its Facebook post early Tuesday.

While the treatment plants are operating again, Air Selangor did not give any indication on how this would affect the water supply.

For more information, consumers can visit the Air Selangor website at www.airselangor.com, its official communication channels such as the Air Selangor app, its various social media accounts or the Air Selangor Contact Centre at 15300.

Loji Rawatan Air Sungai Selangor 1, 2, 3 dan Rantau Panjang telah beroperasi. Maklumat akan dikemaskini dari semasa ke...

Posted by Air Selangor on Monday, 7 December 2020

Article type: free
User access status:
   

Did you find this article insightful?

Yes
No

50% readers found this article insightful

Next In Nation

Alex Yeow is SMGB’s new Group CEO
Reports coming in of pig and boar deaths outside Sabah's swine fever-hit Pitas district
Five cops test positive for drugs after being nabbed at 'wild party' in Ipoh
Covid-19: Penang Second Bridge concessionaire employee tests positive, office closes for sanitisation
Fishy business: Johor Maqis seizes 27,000kg of frozen 'cencaru' without valid import documents
Three friends arrested after one of them admits to accidentally shooting fourth man in hunting trip
Ismail Sabri gets first dose of Covid-19 vaccine
A million people have registered for Covid-19 vaccine via MySejahtera, says Khairy
Form 4 History textbook complies with all publication processes, says MOE
Ox-picious favourites: These CNY videos won over Malaysian hearts

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers