KUALA LUMPUR: Air Selangor has confirmed that by 6.30 pm today (Sept.6) the water supply in 811 areas or 62.7% from the total 1,292 areas affected in the unscheduled water supply involving seven territories around Klang Valley have been fully recovered.
Head of Corporate Communication, Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn. Bhd. (Air Selangor) Elina Baseri said, the remaining 481 areas are still in the recovery process.
Elina added, the Kuala Selangor Territory has recorded the highest recovery rateof 99.2% followed by Hulu Selangor (94.1%); Gombak (66.4%); Petaling (66.1%); Kuala Langat (50%); Kuala Lumpur (41.3%) and Klang/Shah Alam (24.2%).
She advised the clients not to store and use too much water to ensure the recovery process in the remaining affected areas will not be disturbed but runs smoothly following the recovery plan of Air Selangor.
“Air Selangor gives the assurance that the water supply quality that has been distributed to the users is safe and fulfilling the standards of the Ministry of Health,” she said in a statement here today.
The water supply was disturbed since Thursday when the water treatment plant (WTP) Sungai Selangor Phase 1; Phase 2; Phase 3 and Rantau Panjang had stopped functioning as a result of pollution in the source of fresh water.
In another development, Air Selangor had denied the viral message via WhatsApp application and the social media relating to the water supply alleged will be closed again and water rationing will convene with the quality of water not safe in the premises and have to leave for a day before it can be used.