More than 30,000 residents in Kuala Muda, Kedah suffer water supply disruption – Xavier

KUALA LUMPUR, More than 30,000 residents in the Kuala Muda, Kedah has had to endure disrupted water supply following the current hot weather, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.

He said among the affected areas were Merbok, Tanjung Dawai, Bedong, Semeling, and Singkir.

Dr Xavier said the dry weather had affected the supply of raw water to three water treatment centres which supplied water to the affected areas, causing the Tupah Headwork, Merbok Headwork and Gurun water treatment plants to produce only 50 per cent of treated water.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)