JMG, SPAN to identify causes of pollution in Sungai Rui, Gerik

LENGGONGThe Mineral and Geoscience Department (JMG) and the National Water Services Commission (SPAN) will conduct a detailed study to identify the sources of pollution in Sungai Rui, Gerik.

Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar said the JMG had set up a task force to identify solutions to the water pollution in the river by regularly sampling water at several predetermined locations.

He said the JMG would provide location and mapping data on mining, logging, agriculture, industrial activities as well as Perak Water Board water treatment plants (LRA) and JMG’s water wells in Hulu Perak.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)