200 areas in Johor hit by water cut after fire at treatment plant

Around 200 regions here in Kulai and Iskandar Puteri are relied upon to confront an unscheduled water supply disturbance following a fire at the Semangar water therapy plant at Jalan Kulai-Kota Tinggi in Kota Tinggi.

Incorporated water supply organization Ranhill SAJ Sdn Bhd said in its authority Facebook posting today that the influenced regions are Senai, Skudai, Pulai, Austin, Sedenak, Seelong, Kempas, Kulai, Gelang Patah and Iskandar Puteri.

“The fire made the plant quit working. The fire and salvage division immediately put out the fire and no losses were accounted for. We are working with the specialists to conquer the issue and to reestablish water supply to the influenced regions in stages.

“In light of the most recent data, if the maintenance work should be possible inside a brief period, water supply can be reestablished in 12 hours after the water treatment plant is back in activity at its full limit,” it said.It said that separated from modern regions and lodging domains, the water supply disturbance additionally influenced the workplaces of the Customs office, the Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency, the marine division, Tanjung Pelepas Port, Legoland Theme Park and Senai International Airport.

In the interim, Kota Tinggi fire and salvage station head Azman Jantan said in a different explanation that they got a pain approach the fire at the water treatment plant at 2.57pm yesterday.

A group of 12 work force went to the scene and discovered two exchange units ablaze, he said, adding that the activity finished at 4.45pm.