Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant resumes operation, water supply to be restored in stages


PETALING JAYA: The Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant resumed operations once again at 12.30pm it was shut down about four hours earlier due to odour pollution at Sungai Rinching stream that is a river tributary of Sungai Semenyih.

Media Selangor tweeted that the plant resume operations following a zero threshold odour number reading taken at the plant.

"The recovery of water supply to the affected areas will resume in stages.

“The Selangor Water Management Authority and Air Selangor took around four hours to resolve the disruption,” the state media arm said.

Earlier, odour pollution and foam in the water that was detected at the river near Kampung Sungai Rinching Tengah caused operations at the Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant had to cease.

Selangor tourism and environment committee chairman Hee Loy Sian said an initial investigation from Selangor Water Management Authority (LUAS) found foam at 8.45am on Dec 16 pointed to a flow of water from a drain outlet near a factory premises close to Kesuma Beranang Phase 7.

The shut down of the plant was expected to cause water disruption to around 463 areas in Selangor and Putrajaya.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Nation

Sabah's Sugud Islands is Malaysia's first IUCN Green List Site
Wushu coach charged with 10 counts of sexually assaulting 13-year-old student
Ahmad Zahid shocked over statement that legal firm handles Yayasan Al-Falah funds
Muhyiddin thanks Zuraida for her contribution to Bersatu
Suspect in Sg Petani shooting arrested
Jilted lover attacks ex-girlfriend's fianc� with parang in Putatan
It's the PM's prerogative to choose Zuraida's replacement, says KJ
Child porn and sexual assault: 25-year-old to serve 20 years with 19 strokes of the cane
Supply of raw chicken adequate, rising price due to higher demand
Ray of hope for dutiful, stateless 10-year-old Pei Yee and her dad

Others Also Read