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Better to regulate pollution sources

Zainudin, Zaki (2014) Better to regulate pollution sources. New Straits Times. pp. 14-15. ISSN 01266675

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Abstract

MUCH attention has been given to the closure of the Cheras Batu 11 and Bukit Tampoi water treatment plants. The level of ammonia in Sungai Langat at Cheras Batu 11 was reported to have reached 6.4mg/l, whereas at Bukit Tampoi, the level was at 4.2mg/l. These were beyond the acceptable 1.5mg/l. The issue of ammonia, or more scientifically accurate ammoniacal nitrogen or total ammonia nitrogen (TAN), contamination in Klang Valley rivers is long-standing. Throughout the years, a number of cases have been reported in Sungai Selangor and Sungai Langat catchments. The circumstances and source may vary, but in either case, it boils down to the same issue; pollution. Read more: Better to regulate pollution sources - Columnist - New Straits Times http://www.nst.com.my/opinion/columnist/better-to-regulate-pollution-sources-1.495409#ixzz2urigOG2g

Item Type: Article (Newspaper)
Additional Information: 6601/35921
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
T Technology > TC Hydraulic engineering. Ocean engineering > TC401 River, lake, and water-supply engineering (General)
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD169 Environmental protection
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD172 Environmental pollution
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD194 Environmental effects of industries and plants
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD201 Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Zaki Zainudin
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2014 09:27
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2018 14:58
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/35921

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