Odour pollution: Sungai Linggi plant closed, over 45,000 consumers affected

Nov 13, 2016
Heavy rain over the last few days caused the water level in Sungai Linggi to rise which made it drag down foreign material like rubbish and made force closure of the water treatment plant due to odour pollution.
Heavy rain over the last few days caused the water level in Sungai Linggi to rise which made it drag down foreign material like rubbish and made force closure of the water treatment plant due to odour pollution.

Some 45,000 consumers in this district and parts of Port Dickson will be facing water supply disruption due to the Sungai Linggi water treatment plant in Kuala Sawah having to shut down at 9am today due to odour pollution in Sungai Linggi, its source of raw water.

Syarikat Air Negeri 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.

Among the areas that will be 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.

Also 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 till Spring Hill.

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.

 

 

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