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45 areas in Klang Valley still experiencing water disruption: Syabas

Only 45 areas in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur still experience unscheduled water disruption and low pressure since Monday due to lack of treated water.

Hot and dry weather not due to El Nino: NARC

The hot and dry weather that the country is experiencing now is not due to the El Nino phenomenon, according to the National Antarctica Research Centre (NARC) director, Prof Datuk Dr Azizan Abu Samah.

Water supply disruption in Klang Valley due to high demand: SPAN

Demand for water in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur (KL) and Putrajaya which increased dramatically due to the current hot weather, is among causes for the disruption of water supply and low water pressure.

700,000 households affected by unscheduled water disruption

Over 700,000 households in Gombak, Petaling, Klang/Shah Alam, Hulu Langat and here are affected by the unscheduled water disruptions due to low water levels at water treatment plants in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor.

Higher demand causes water supply disruption

The unscheduled water supply disruption in several areas in the Klang Valley lately was caused by the higher demand due to the hot and dry weather.

Dry weather, cloudless skies hinder cloud seeding

KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 (Bernama) -- Cloud seeding to reduce the haze in the country, particularly around the federal capital, cannot be conducted at present due to the dry weather and cloudless skies.

Meteorological Department (Weather and Climate) deputy director general Alui Bahari said even though the haze was getting worse, cloud seeding could only be conducted if there were suitable clouds to be used.

RM80,000 losses from illegal usage of treated water: Syabas

Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Syabas) has estimated it lost about RM80,000 or 34,000 cubic metres of treated water which was illegally used at a construction site for a water retention pond in Bagan Nakhoda Omar, Sabak Bernam.

WHO, Singapore experts to study water from former mining ponds: Khalid

Experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Singapore will be roped in to study the contents of water, including that from former mining ponds and rivers being supplied to treatment plants in Selangor.

Selangor urged to submit study on water from former mining ponds

The Selangor state government must submit a long-term study on the effects of using water from former mining pools as an alternative source of water, on the health of consumers.

Syabas tightens monitoring, tests on treated water quality

Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Syabas) has tightened monitoring and tests on the quality of treated water supplied by water treatment plants, over and above the guidelines set by the Ministry of Health (KKM).


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