Lambak Kanan water supply resumes in phases

Rokiah Mahmud

The leakage in the Terunjing water Reservoir tank has been attended to and the water supply to affected areas in Lambak Kanan has been restored in phases.

The Public Works Department (JKR) of the Ministry of Development stated in a release yesterday that several areas in the vicinity of Kampong Lambak Kanan were facing a water disruption due to a low water level in Kampong Lambak Kanak water tank.

The release said arrangements have been made to provide water to the affected areas in Kampong Lambak Kanan by providing water from Terunjing water Reservoir tank. However, the leakage in the Terunjing water tank had affected the water distribution.

The leakage in the pipeline has been repaired and the water supply from Terunjing water Reservoir tank to areas in Kampong Lambak Kanan has been restored.

However several highland areas will continue to experience low water pressure or no water supply.

JKR has provided blue water tanks to affected areas including the Kampong Lambak Kanan National Housing Scheme, Community Hall of Jalan 77, Jalan 64, Jalan 11 and Jalan 49; Lambak Kanan National Housing Scheme Mosque, Jalan 17 of the Capacity Development Centre and Community Hall I of Kampong Lambak Kanan.

For standpipe, the supply has been provided near Dato Marsal Primary School at Jalan I and Jalan Madang near the bridge.

JKR assured the public that all arrangements have been made to address the low water supply issue with extra efforts to restore the water supply immediately.

JKR requested the public to exercise prudence in using water. For supply from water tankers or complaints regarding clean water supply contact Darussalam line 123.

The leakage in the Terunjing Water Reservoir Tank has been attended to and the water supply to affected areas in Kampong Lambak Kanan has been restored in phases. The Public Works Department (JKR) of the Ministry of Development stated in a release yesterday that several areas in the vicinity of Kampong Lambak Kanan were facing a water disruption due to a low water level in Kampong Lambak Kanan water tank. JKR has provided blue water tanks to the affected areas.
Blue water tanks provided by JKR to affected areas. PHOTO: ROKIAH MAHMUD