Monday, 11 July 2016
Lightning knocks out water supply to 500,000 folk
KUALA TERENGGANU: The main switch at a water treatment plant in Air Kepong was damaged after being hit by lightning, affecting supply to more than half a million people.
The consumers in Kuala Terengganu, Kuala Nerus and Marang were without water from Saturday night.
Syarikat Air Terengganu Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Atemin Sulong said 80% were residents here and in Kuala Nerus while the rest were in Marang.
He said repairs would have been completed by today and that the concessionaire would be sending water tankers to assist consumers meanwhile.
Consumers can call the Satu careline, 1-300 882 111, for help. – Bernama