Category Archives: Water Catchment Area

The Drinking Water Supply of Cameron Highlands

by Dr.Cheam May Choo

Ever since farms started mushrooming in the Sg Terla water catchment area with their effluent draining directly into the intake point, ever since farm workers toilets were found discharging directly into the streams there with human faeces of different nationalities and all, ever since pesticide containers including banned ones were fished out from the intake pond on a regular basis, we have become increasingly worried about the state of our drinking water supply and their short and long term effects on the consumers.

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