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Selangor Water Management Authority collects samples from Sungai Semenyih

SHAH ALAM, Sept 7 — The Selangor Water Management Authority (LUAS) has collected 4 sorts of samples, specifically, soil, oil outflow from premises, water upstream as properly from Sungai Semenyih, following the odour air pollution incident detected final week.

LUAS stated it could not compromise and stern motion can be taken in opposition to the perpetrators, in accordance with Section 79 (1) (a) of the LUAS Enactment (Amendment) 2020.

“If discovered responsible, perpetrators can be sentenced to jail for a time period not exceeding three years and fined not lower than RM200,000 and less than RM1 million,” it stated in a put up on its official Facebook account right this moment.

It additionally added that its Quick Squad has performed static monitoring and odour check sampling in two areas, specifically the Bukit Unggul Estate Bridge and Kampung Rinching Hilir Bridge, in addition to odour check sampling performed hourly.

The LUAS Quick Squad has additionally positioned activated carbon powder, oil booms and oil-absorbing pads within the related areas to regulate any air pollution to Sungai Semenyih, it stated.

LUAS will proceed to be dedicated to implementing 24-hour monitoring within the river basin to safeguard the sustainability of water sources in Selangor. — eNM

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