My Sinchew/ Selangor water issue

Selangor needs to reassess rain-making technology

The Selangor state government needs to reassess its effort to use the 'Royal Rainmaking Technology' from Thailand for cloud seeding operation, said Deputy National Resources and Environmental Minister Datuk Seri James Dawos Mamit.


Sungai Selangor Dam water level can last only 29 days: Khalid

The Selangor government will continue implementing the water rationing plan as the water level at the Sungai Selangor dam is now at the critical level and can only last 29 days, Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim said.


Water rationing plan to continue: Syabas

The first, third and fourth stage of the water rationing plan still in effect pending further decision by the Selangor state government.


Only high intensity rainfall can stop water rationing

Thanks to the increase in rainfall. Of late, several areas in the Klang Valley have been able to get their regular water supply.


Emergency laws can be enforced if water supply still critical

Malaysia can enforce emergency laws if treated water supply is still at a dangerous stage during the dry spell in mid-May, said Association of Water and Energy Research Malaysia president S. Piarapakaran.


2 weeks of heavy rain for water rationing to be discontinued: AWER

The Association of Water and Energy Research Malaysia (AWER) senior manager In Su Fang pointed out that the Sungai Selangor Dam provides 60% of drinking water to Klang Valley residents, meaning the water level at the dam must be at least 55% before the current water rationing exercise could be discontinued.


Water management planning must be made 10 years ahead: Samy

Water management planning must be undertaken at least 10 years ahead to meet future requirements and prevent water crisis from recurring, former Minister of Works Datuk Seri S Samy Vellu said.


Selangor to announce water rationing plan in another two weeks

The Selangor government will announce its decision concerning the water rationing plan in another two weeks, Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim said.


Selangor to reconsider appeals from PNSB, Syabas

The Selangor government is prepared to reconsider the appeals made by Puncak Niaga Sdn Bhd (PNSB) and Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor (Syabas) to participate in the restructuring of the state's water service industry before Section 114 of the Water Service Industry Act 2006 is enforced by the federal government.


Areas get exemption from water rationing upon SPAN approval

Selected areas and facilities are exempted from the water rationing exercise are given upon the National Water Services Commission (SPAN) approval, said Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Syabas).