Connect with us


Did You Know Selangorians Received More Water in 2020 & It’s Going To Be Even Better In 2021!


Pjimage 2021 01 26T224127.397
Source: Provided to WOB

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd recently announced via a statement shared with World of Buzz that in 2020, average achievement of Non-Revenue Water (NRW) has been successfully lowered to 28.6% compared to the average NRW at the rate of 29.7% for 2019.

In case you’re wondering, NRW is water that has been produced and is “lost” before it reaches the customer. Thus by lowering the rate, this means that more water has been reaching us the past year!


This achievement has exceeded the target at a rate of 29.2% set by the National Water Services Commission (SPAN). Air Selangor achieved this despite the Covid-19 pandemic and the Movement Control Order (MCO). For the year 2020, Air Selangor has spent RM255 million to reduce NRW rates through the implementation of various initiatives, including:

1. Leak specialists (LS) and Leak Inspectors (LI) successfully detected over 90K cases of pipe leakages all over KL, Selangor and Putrajaya. Air Selangor have employed a total of 54 LS officers and 133 LI officers.

Whatsapp Image 2021 01 16 At 10.53.01 Am 2

2. They launched three programs including the Active Leakage Control program, District Meter Zones Establishment program and the Old Pipes Replacement Program. These programmes reduced broken pipe incidents by 51 per cent since 2017.

Gambar 1

3. Air Selangor also fixed 1,650 pressure transient sensors at main pipes to detect leakages at early stages thus making repair works more efficient. The transient pressure can prevent the main pipes from bursting which could cause water supply disruption to consumers.

4. Usage of Permanent Leak Noise Correlating Loggers capable of detecting leaks in the reticulation pipe system each time, 24 hours a day. This online monitoring system allows immediate action to be taken once the data shows available leaks in the pipes.

Whatsapp Image 2021 01 19 At 1.49.37 Pm 1

To further the NRW reduction, Air Selangor has allocated RM293million to be spent in 2021. From that, RM170 million will be used to replace all old pipes and RM16 million to replace old and damaged meters, said Air Selangor chief executive officer, Suhaimi Kamaralzaman.

Gambar 2

In line with its success in reducing the NRW rate since 2019, Air Selangor is determined to continue to reduce the NRW rate to 25% in 2025 and then to 15% by 2049. They hope that the public can report immediately if they see or find out incidents of leaking and broken pipes, illegal pipe connections as well meters manipulated by irresponsible people through the Air Selangor at 15300, Air Selangor application, or their official social media website at www.airselangor.com.

Let us know what you think about this!


Also Read: “I only drink other beverages” South Korean Man Drinks Water For The First Time In 20 Years!

Korean Ft

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Just In

Large Boulder Fell On Car In Penang Large Boulder Fell On Car In Penang
News4 mins ago

Large Boulder Falls & Hits A Car In Balik Pulau, Fortunately No One Was Hurt

A car driver narrowly escaped death after the car he was driving was hit by a boulder that rolled down...

1 007 1 007
News6 hours ago

KJ Wants People To Put Their Face Masks On After Eating

If worn properly, wearing a face mask helps prevent the spread of Covid-19 – we ALL know this. But ever...

Tmj Fully Recovered Covid Tmj Fully Recovered Covid
News6 hours ago

“The Tiger is back!” TMJ Fully Recovers After Contracting Covid-19 Two Weeks Ago

The Crown Prince of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim or more affectionately known as TMJ yesterday evening shared that he...

Pfizer Boosted Shots Restore Full Protection Against Covid 19 Pfizer Boosted Shots Restore Full Protection Against Covid 19
News8 hours ago

Pfizer-BioNTech: Vaccine Booster Restores Full Protection Against Covid-19

Based on a large-scale trial of their Covid-19 vaccine booster shots, Pfizer and BioNTech have announced on Thursday (21 October)...

Langkawi International Travel Bubble Langkawi International Travel Bubble
News8 hours ago

SOP For The Langkawi International Tourism Travel Bubble Approved, No Quarantine Required

The Covid-19 Pandemic Management Special Committee meeting today agreed with the International Tourism Bubble’s proposed SOP for the Langkawi Island...

Sdcdscsdcs Sdcdscsdcs
News1 day ago

Najib Postpones Trip To Singapore To Help UMNO With Melaka State Elections In Zahid’s Absence

Datuk Seri Najib Razak has postponed his trip to Singapore so that he can help UMNO in the Melaka State...

Collage 24 Collage 24
News1 day ago

Still Riding E-Scooters On The Road? Then Get Ready To Be Fined Up To RM1,000 Or Jailed For 3 Months

Just recently, the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) had prohibited any cycling activities on the highway without approval from the Malaysian...

Floodjb Floodjb
News1 day ago

Sultan Of Johor Disappointed In Residents Who Threw Rubbish In Drains & Rivers Causing Flood

The Sultan of Johor, Ibrahim Ismail Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj, has expressed disappointment with the people in the community...


Latest Videos