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56km cleaning of Sungai Klang begins

SHAH ALAM, 12 Sept: Cleaning efforts along 56km of Sungai Klang from Kapung Pasir, Petaling Jaya, to the mouth of the river near the Royal Yacht Club of Selangor, Klang, is being carried out by a member of Kumpulan Darul Ehsan Berhad (KDEB), Hebat Abadi Sdn Bhd.

The General Manager of Hebat Abadi, Ramli Mohd Tahir, said that the most critical area with the highest amount of floating rubbish is 10km from Pengkalan Batu Klang, until Bandar Sultan Sulaiman, Klang.

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This is because Sungai Klang passes through the area of several Local Authorities namely Klang (21km), Shah Alam (20km), Subang Jaya (9km) and Petaling Jaya (6km).

“We are actively cleaning up the rubbish every day along the river and the river bank.

“However, there is no end to the clean-up if the problem of not solved at the source of the pollution, especially residual waste from domestic, commercial and industrial premises, construction sites and irrigation” he said in a statement.

He added that the part of the river that has waste is the exit of the irrigation canal and river banks near industrial premises.

Among the rubbish that are floating on the surface are polystyrene containers, plastic materials, rubber, paper, wood, sheet metal and construction materials weighing 50 tonnes per day which need to be collected and sent to the landfill in Jeram.

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56km cleaning of Sungai Klang begins

SHAH ALAM, 12 Sept: Cleaning efforts along 56km of Sungai Klang from Kapung Pasir, Petaling Jaya, to the mouth of the river near the Royal Yacht Club of Selangor, Klang, is being carried out by a member of Kumpulan Darul Ehsan Berhad (KDEB), Hebat Abadi Sdn Bhd.

The General Manager of Hebat Abadi, Ramli Mohd Tahir, said that the most critical area with the highest amount of floating rubbish is 10km from Pengkalan Batu Klang, until Bandar Sultan Sulaiman, Klang.

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This is because Sungai Klang passes through the area of several Local Authorities namely Klang (21km), Shah Alam (20km), Subang Jaya (9km) and Petaling Jaya (6km).

“We are actively cleaning up the rubbish every day along the river and the river bank.

“However, there is no end to the clean-up if the problem of not solved at the source of the pollution, especially residual waste from domestic, commercial and industrial premises, construction sites and irrigation” he said in a statement.

He added that the part of the river that has waste is the exit of the irrigation canal and river banks near industrial premises.

Among the rubbish that are floating on the surface are polystyrene containers, plastic materials, rubber, paper, wood, sheet metal and construction materials weighing 50 tonnes per day which need to be collected and sent to the landfill in Jeram.

NS

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