Air Selangor: Water supply to 664 areas in Klang Valley restored

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Water supply to 664 of the 861 areas in the Klang Valley that were disrupted on Tuesday (Dec 8) due to odour pollution at Sungai Selangor has been restored as at 6am Wednesday (Dec 9).

Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd corporate communications head Elina Baseri said the water supply in areas in Kuala Selangor has been fully restored while in other areas, Petaling has seen a 99% recovery, Kuala Lumpur (95.5%), Hulu Selangor (82.6%), Klang/Shah Alam (61.8%), Gombak (61.7%) and Kuala Langat (50%).

She said efforts are being made to stabilise the water supply system in the remaining 197 areas.

"Alternative water supply assistance through public taps and the Local Service Centres (PKS) is still available for the convenience of consumers who are still affected.

"Air Selangor advises consumers to comply with the rules of the conditional movement control order (MCO) when getting their water supply from tanker trucks, PKS MEs and public taps, ” she said Wednesday.

Water supply to the affected areas was disrupted on Tuesday due to odour pollution in Sungai Selangor, forcing the water treatment plants at Rantau Panjang, and Sungai Selangor phase 1,2 and 3 to halt operations. - Bernama

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