Wa­ter dis­rup­tion in Serem­ban, PD

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

SEREM­BAN: Some 45,000 con­sumers in this district and parts of Port Dick­son (PD) will face wa­ter sup­ply dis­rup­tion due to the shut down of Sun­gai Linggi wa­ter treat­ment plant in Kuala Sawah as of 9am yes­ter­day due to odour pol­lu­tion in Sun­gai Linggi, its source of raw wa­ter.

Syarikat Air Ne­gri Sem­bi­lan Sdn Bhd (SAINS) pub­lic re­la­tions head Norzita Is­mail said the sit­u­a­tion was ex­pected to re­turn to nor­mal in about 24 hours.

“Heavy rain over the last few days caused the wa­ter level in the river to rise which made it drag down for­eign ma­te­rial like rub­bish.

“Pur­suant to this, we had to shut down the Sun­gai Linggi treat­ment plant im­me­di­ately to en­sure treated wa­ter does not smell,” she said in a state­ment here.

The ar­eas af­fected in Port Dick­son are Es­cort Estet, Kam­pung Sawah Sung­gala, Ban­dar Sung­gala, Ta­man Sirusa Jaya Batu 6, Jalan Pan­tai, Kawasan Batu 5 and Batu 4 Jalan Pan­tai, Kam­pung Baru Sirusa, Jalan Sua Be­tong, Ta­man Desa PD, Kam­pung Barisan and Air Kun­ing up to Tampin Linggi.

Kam­pung Ba­gan Pi­nang, Ta­man PD Utama, Ta­man Raja Zainal, Ta­man Too Kee Kah, Tran­sit Kuar­ters, Jalan Shell Re­fin­ery, Happy Gar­den, Kawasan Batu 1, Jalan Lama, Kam­pung Chokra, Ta­man Muhibah, Ta­man Pu­teri, Kam­pung Arab, Ta­man PD Aka­sia, Kam­pung Air Meleleh, Kam­pung Ge­lam, Ta­man PD Tropika, Ta­man Sri Mawar, Bukit Pe­landok, Chuah, Teluk Ke­mang, Jalan Pan­tai, PD Wa­ter­front and Pekan Lukut up to Spring Hill will also be af­fected.

As for Serem­ban, the ar­eas are Ta­man Ping­gi­ran Se­nawang, Kam­pung Ulu Ran­tau, Seko­lah Datuk Ab­dul Razak, RTM, Ta­man Per­mata, Ladang Batu 11, Ladang Kom­bok, Ta­man Ulu Lalang, Kam­pung Solok, Kam­pung Ribu, Kam­pung Sega Ulu, Kam­pung Sega Hilir, Jalan Kuala Sawah, Kam­pung Ny­a­toh, Rumah Rakyat Ny­a­toh, Kam­pung Be­langkan, In­dus­tri Nilam Ribu, Ta­man Ban­dar Ekar, Pekan Ran­tau, Kam­pung Takau, Kam­pung Pen­ing, Kam­pung Kan­cong, Ta­man Ran­tau, Jalan Air Kun­ing, Ta­man Per­mata, Kam­pung Sil­iau Hulu, Kam­pung Sil­iau Hilir, Ladang Sil­iau, Kam­pung Sun­gai Sen­dayan and Nusari Bayu.

SAINS apol­o­gised over the in­con­ve­nience caused and urged con­sumers to con­tact toll free num­ber 1-800-88-6982 if they needed as­sis­tance. – Ber­nama

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Malaysia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.