According to Bernama, Operation at the Sungai Semenyih Water Treatment Plant has been completely halted due to foul smell in Sungai Semenyih.
Air Selangor said the move would result in 204 areas which involved 372,031 registered subscribers in Petaling, Hulu Langat, Kuala Langat and Sepang, facing unscheduled water supply disruption. For now, When the plant will resume operation and the water supply will be restored cannot be ascertained because it’s very much depend on the extend of the pollution.
According to Air Selangor, its river monitoring team, PASKAL, and Lembaga Urus Air Selangor (LUAS) have detected the source of the pollution, which is from the Sewerage Treatment Plant in Bandar Bukit Mahkota, and the relevant authorities had been instructed to take immediate action to stop the pollution.
According to the statement, the pollution incident was the fourth time this year that operations of major plants had to be stopped, causing large-scale water supply disruption in large areas.
Air Selangor will make announcements and issue updates on the situation from time to time, as well as take necessary actions to reduce the impact of the water supply disruption on consumers, it said.
The 204 affected area are as follow:
The public can also refer to the Air Selangor mobile phone application or its website at www.airselangor.com for more information.