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MCO Has Led To A Much Cleaner Klang River By SelangorJournal

MCO has led to a much cleaner Klang River by SelangorJournal

The movement control order (MCO) which came into force on March 18 has led to a 43 per cent reduction in the total amount of rubbish extracted from Klang River.

Managing Director of Landasan Lumayan Sdn Bhd (LLSB), Syaiful Azmen Nordin, in a statement yesterday said from March 15 to April 15, 580 metric tonnes (MT) of rubbish were collected under the Selangor Maritime Gateway (SMG) project compared to an average of 900 to 1,200MT per month over the last six months.

He said during this period, Klang River recorded Class III Water Quality Index (WQI) readings almost 90 per cent of the time, compared to last year until March, whereby although the overall WQI stood at Class III as well, it was only for about 46 per cent of the time.

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