Malaysians wait to refill their containers from the natural springs in Shah Alam outside Kuala Lumpur after water supply was affected by the closure of treatment plants in Selangor river. Photo: EPA-EFE Malaysians wait to refill their containers from the natural springs in Shah Alam outside Kuala Lumpur after water supply was affected by the closure of treatment plants in Selangor river. Photo: EPA-EFE
Malaysians wait to refill their containers from the natural springs in Shah Alam outside Kuala Lumpur after water supply was affected by the closure of treatment plants in Selangor river. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Malaysia water disruptions rankle amid coronavirus spike

  • Despite having an abundance of water, disruptions to Malaysia’s supplies are relatively frequent – even in the country’s wealthiest states
  • Causes include a lack of maintenance, pollution and contamination incidents, interstate disagreements and poor collection methods

Topic |   Malaysia
Malaysians wait to refill their containers from the natural springs in Shah Alam outside Kuala Lumpur after water supply was affected by the closure of treatment plants in Selangor river. Photo: EPA-EFE Malaysians wait to refill their containers from the natural springs in Shah Alam outside Kuala Lumpur after water supply was affected by the closure of treatment plants in Selangor river. Photo: EPA-EFE
Malaysians wait to refill their containers from the natural springs in Shah Alam outside Kuala Lumpur after water supply was affected by the closure of treatment plants in Selangor river. Photo: EPA-EFE
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