However, tests show the water is safe and meets the national drinking water standards set by the health ministry.
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.
Forest fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan are subsiding now.
The group are promoting the planting of native trees amid a nationwide push to replace invasive species with indigenous one.
Police warns the protesters to stop their illegal acts and leave the scene immediately.
With the air quality going from bad to worse these past few weeks, stave away sickness by keeping your body strong.
Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar says the SOP will impose strict conditions covering the entire chain of mining activities.
They warn that the proposal to harvest groundwater resources is a short-term solution which brings long-term consequences.
A pontoon operator and his worker have been remanded for four days until July 28.
Selangor water management reports finding a layer of oil in the inlet chamber of a sewage treatment plant.
Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Xavier Jeyakumar says it is difficult to monitor the culprits polluting Sungai Selangor.
The authorities need to carry out more checks as people eating durians have reported severe sore throat, loss of voice and dizziness.
Kedah has written to the federal government on this.
VAT69 group commander says the camps had different characteristics.
Singapore is the fifth most likely country in the world to face extremely high water stress by 2040.
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.
They have broken water pipes, disrupting supply to residents nearby.
They hope the authorities will prevent quarries operating in forest reserves.
Three water pipes burst at the Banting-Taiping West Coast Expressway construction site last Saturday.
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.
Khaled Nordin says Johor needs a 'radical and comprehensive' action plan to resolve water issues.
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.
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.
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..