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Air Selangor receives 1,143 complaints over foul-smelling water

However, tests show the water is safe and meets the national drinking water standards set by the health ministry.

Give tax incentives to boost water recycling, SPAN tells govt

SPAN chairman Charles Santiago says in the next five years, Malaysia needs to have a new law, like in India, where factories can only use recycled wastewater.

Man-made rain helps lower Indonesia’s hotspots by 90%

Forest fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan are subsiding now.

S.Africans to run marathon with trees on their backs to raise...

The group are promoting the planting of native trees amid a nationwide push to replace invasive species with indigenous one.

HK police fire tear gas, blue water jets at petrol-bomb throwing...

Police warns the protesters to stop their illegal acts and leave the scene immediately.

5 healthy diet-boosters to beat the effects of the haze

With the air quality going from bad to worse these past few weeks, stave away sickness by keeping your body strong.

SOP on Pahang bauxite mining ready soon, says minister

Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar says the SOP will impose strict conditions covering the entire chain of mining activities.

Tapping groundwater should be a last resort, say environmental activists

They warn that the proposal to harvest groundwater resources is a short-term solution which brings long-term consequences.

2 men held over Sg Selangor diesel pollution

A pontoon operator and his worker have been remanded for four days until July 28.

Oil-based waste blamed for pollution at water treatment plants

Selangor water management reports finding a layer of oil in the inlet chamber of a sewage treatment plant.

Odour pollution in rivers ‘quite common’ in Selangor, says minister

Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Xavier Jeyakumar says it is difficult to monitor the culprits polluting Sungai Selangor.

Where is our own surveillance?

The authorities need to carry out more checks as people eating durians have reported severe sore throat, loss of voice and dizziness.

Kedah seeks compensation after stopping logging in Ulu Muda forest

Kedah has written to the federal government on this.

Wang Kelian camps possibly run by different syndicates, RCI told

VAT69 group commander says the camps had different characteristics.

Thirsty Singapore taps into innovation to secure its water future

Singapore is the fifth most likely country in the world to face extremely high water stress by 2040.

Iraqis turn to budding ecotourism to save marshes

Straddling Iraq's famous Tigris and Euphrates rivers, the Mesopotamian marshes are a rare aquatic ecosystem in a country nearly half of which is covered in cracked desert.

Negligent Pan Borneo highway contractors in Sabah face the sack

They have broken water pipes, disrupting supply to residents nearby.

Orang Asli get water scare after quarry opens in forest reserve

They hope the authorities will prevent quarries operating in forest reserves.

SPAN probes burst pipes that cut water supply to 800,000 in...

Three water pipes burst at the Banting-Taiping West Coast Expressway construction site last Saturday.

Sabah govt must apologise to Sabahans for water woes, says SAPP

SAPP Supreme Council member John Stephens says government can no longer use the dry weather as an excuse as it had been raining almost daily.

What’s your plan to resolve water woes in Johor, ex-MB asks...

Khaled Nordin says Johor needs a 'radical and comprehensive' action plan to resolve water issues.

Perak asks SPAN to reopen water plant closed due to...

This follows green light from health ministry that the water could be used for bathing and washing clothes although it is not fit for consumption.

Water supply in affected areas in Klang Valley almost fully restored

This is earlier than the 86 hours earlier anticipated to restore supply after completion of scheduled maintenance work at the Sungai Selangor Water Treatment Plant.

Half of affected areas in Klang Valley get back water supply

The water supply disruption, which began on Wednesday, affects 577 areas and was earlier estimated to take up to 86 hours to return to normal conditions..