Water disruptions persist as repair works continue

|     Hakim Hayat     |

WATER disruption is expected to prevail in several areas around Kampong Salambigar, Kampong Sungai Tilong and Kampong Sungai Hanching as well as their surrounding areas following emergency maintenance works at the Layong Water Treatment Plant, the Public Works Department (JKR) announced yesterday.

The emergency maintenance works have caused the decline of clean water production, while a burst transmission pipe from the Layong Water Treatment Plant to the main tank in Sungai Burong on March 6 has also affected clean water production, causing low water pressure at the Sungai Hanching Tank.

The department said water pressure will return to normal gradually, once water levels in the main tank are normalised. During the process, the affected areas especially high-lying areas will receive low water pressure.

The department guarantees that every step has been taken to handle the disruption. The public is reminded to be prudent with water usage and to contact Darussalam hotline 123 for the supply of clean water through tankers.