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Water supply interruptions expected for 1,133 areas involving 1,166,842 customer accounts in Kuala Lumpur, Petaling, Klang/Shah Alam, Kuala Selangor, Hulu Selangor, Gombak and Kuala Langat due to odour pollution. Check if your area is affected here: syabas.com.my/press-release/…
This is unrelated to scheduled water cuts. Your area could be affected already.
CODE RED 💦: SYABAS says it can’t give a timeframe for when water will be back as they haven’t detected the source of contamination. “Code Red” Emergency Action Plan has been activated and the state disaster unit has been contacted for help.
WATER PLANTS BACK UP 💦: Three treatment plants are fully operational but no timeframe for when water will be fully restored. Source of the odour contamination traced back to Sungai Liam, Batang Kali, Hulu Selangor. Relevant officials will be making a statement on this.
As of 6am, 19% of affected areas have got their water back. SYABAS says customers can get water from local service centres listed below as not all areas will be visited by water trucks due to the scale of the problem.
As of 6am today (July 21), water supply has been restored to 86% of SYABAS customer accounts.
Four water treatment plants have resumed operations after having to be shut down yesterday over diesel pollution in Sg Selangor from sand dredging works upstream.

“This is the second incident within three (3) days resulting in a large scale unscheduled interruption to customers”
Water Minister @xavierjayakumar says this can be viewed as an act of sabotage and he’s asked police to investigate.
The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) has lodged a police report calling for investigations into possible sabotage after incidents causing water cuts affecting millions of people in Selangor.
In Petaling Jaya, some eateries have closed for the day citing the water cuts while others are offering limited selections of food and drink or improvising using bottles of drinking water and disposable plates and cups.
JUST IN: Police have found elements of sabotage in connection with water cuts affecting millions of people in the ruling party-led state of Selangor, says Minister.
Elements of sabotage behind Selangor water cuts, says the state’s chief minister after inspecting the site.
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