Studies Find High Levels of Mercury in Water Near Bauxite Mines

18 Dec 2015 by Local Press Report

Water from water sources near the bauxite mines in Bukit Goh, Pahang should not be used for drinking even after treatment, said water quality professor Maketab Mohamed. The Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) academic said this based on Department of Environment (DOE) tests which found high levels of mercury in the waters.

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