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  1. Diesel Pollution Forces Water Supply Cuts In Malaysia's Klang Valley

    22 Jul 2019- 08:02 by Local Press Report PETALING JAYA The Straits Times A diesel pollutant detected in Sungai Selangor in the Malaysian state of Selangor forced the shutdown of four water treatment plants on Sunday (July 21), affecting consumers in the K ...

    Local Press Report - 07/22/2019 - 08:02

  2. 190 Treated At UAE Hospitals After Suspected Toxic Chemical Leak

    10 Jun 2019- 07:26 by Local Press Report AJMAN Gulf News Toxic chemicals are suspected to have caused the water contamination that led to several residents falling ill at a cluster of towers in Ajman over the weekend, even as residents continued to fall i ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2019 - 07:26

  3. Malaysia: Ammonia Contamination Disrupts Water For 17,000 In Johor Province

    6 Apr 2019- 05:18 by Local Press Report JOHOR BAHRU Free Malaysia Today About 17,000 account holders under the Ranhill SAJ water company in Kulai faced water supply disruption which began on Wednesday morning due to ammonia contamination at Sungai Sayong. ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2019 - 05:18

  4. Malaysia: Bauxite Mining Remains Suspended Until Environmental Assessments Completed

    14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR The Malaysian Reserve Bauxite mining and exports will not begin immediately after the expiry of the moratorium end of this month, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar. He ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2019 - 12:04

  5. Malaysia Minister Denies Historic Sabotage of Selangor Water Supply

    12 Mar 2018- 08:14 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia Kini The Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (Kettha) insists messages claiming sabotage of Selangor’s water supply are “fake news.” Secretary-general Zaini Ujang called it a “dirty ...

    Local Press Report - 03/12/2018 - 08:14

  6. Malaysian Government Denies Klang Valley Salmonella Outbreak Rumor

    4 Mar 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR The Star Online The Health Ministry has denied the existence of a food poisoning outbreak linked to the safety of water supply in the Klang Valley. Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2018 - 11:02

  7. Johor Water Hit by Ammonia Pollution Again

    23 Nov 2017- 08:50 by Local Press Report JOHOR BAHRU The Straits Times Water in Malaysia's Johor state has been hit by another round of ammonia pollution, which shut down a treatment plant and cut water supply to 225,000 consumers. Utility firm SAJ R ...

    Local Press Report - 11/23/2017 - 08:50

  8. Government Criticized Over Johor Ammonia Pollution

    31 Oct 2017- 13:31 by Local Press Report PETALING JAYA Free Malaysia Today Kulai MP Teo Nie Ching today hit out at Johor authorities over the major water disruption which occurred when water treatment plants in several areas were forced to shut down follo ...

    Local Press Report - 10/31/2017 - 13:31

  9. Johor Wants Improved Pollution Regulation

    5 Oct 2017- 11:05 by Local Press Report JOHOR BAHRU Clean Malaysia A problem with water pollution is this: those who actively engage in polluting Malaysia’s water sources can routinely do so with impunity. Why? Because environmental laws are wanting and r ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2017 - 11:05

  10. Dubai's Iceberg Haulage Plan Criticized

    12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by Local Press Report Dubai CTV News A U.A.E. company's plan to tow icebergs to the country for water is an "unwise" stopgap measure that fails to address the root of the problem, a Canadian Earth sciences professor says. ...

    Local Press Report - 06/12/2017 - 10:43

  11. Demand for Desalinated Water Puts Pressure on Gulf Ecosystems

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National Domestic consumption of desalinated water in the region is not only carbon-intensive but contributes to making the Arabian Gulf one of the world’s most salty and potentially most uninhabitable ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  12. Prosecution for 16 Cases of Pollution in Selangor This Year

    8 Nov 2016- 08:47 by Local Press Report SHAH ALAM The Sun Daily Selangor's water supply has been contaminated 16 times so far this year. Councillor Elizabeth Wong said the Department of Environment (DoE) has taken action against factories, both illeg ...

    Local Press Report - 11/08/2016 - 08:47

  13. Selangor Contamination Continues to Affect Downstream State

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report SHAH ALAM The Sun Daily Contaminated water still flows into Selangor from Negri Sembilan, even after 10 days of the Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant being shut down due to pollution. State executive councillor ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2016 - 13:14

  14. Frothy, Smelly Wastewater in Rivers Near Nilai, Semenyih

    1 Nov 2016- 07:29 by Local Press Report NILAI Free Malaysia Today The industrial effluent discharged into the drains and channelled directly into nearby rivers are believed to be the source of odor pollution and filthy coloured water in the area. Among th ...

    Local Press Report - 11/01/2016 - 07:29

  15. Onus on Negri Sembilan to Clean Up Polluted Site

    31 Oct 2016- 09:21 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Malay Mail Online The Negri Sembilan government must clean up the site of the pollution which has resulted in the contamination of river water from Sungai Buah to Selangor and water disruptions, accord ...

    Local Press Report - 10/31/2016 - 09:21

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