2019 | Quarter 3
Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant Starts
Testing And Commissioning Work With
Raw Water From Pahang
9 July 2019 marked an important milestone for Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant project when the raw water from Pahang transfer project was channeled into Selangor through the Semantan Intake Point which is located some 44 km away from the Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant site.
The raw water at Semantan Intake Point started pumping at about 3.00 am on 9 July 2019 and reached the Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant at 11.30 am. The historic moment was witnessed by officials from the Pahang and Selangor EXCO led by YBhg Dato’ Sri Shamulbahri Bin Haji Ibrahim, the Legal Advisor to the Pahang State. Also present at the event were Abdul Hadi Ali, Chief Executive Officer of Pengurusan Aset Air Berhad with his senior management team and Ir. Chee Weng Loon representing the Salcon MMC AZSB JV Sdn Bhd, being the main contractor for the Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant project.
With the raw water flowing into Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant, the testing and commissioning work for the first stage of the 1,130 million litres per day (MLD) capacity Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant, can now commence.
The Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant is being built over two phases, each capable of treating and distributing 1,130 MLD of water to targeted demand centres. The project comprises 19 packages involving Hulu Langat, Cheras, Sungai Besi, Bukit Jalil, Petaling, Bandar Kinrara, Bukit Dengkil, Ampang, as well as Keramat AU3 in Selangor. The plant is needed based on 2014 statistics which found Selangor’s population required 4,907 MLD of water, while daily water production was at 4,431 MLD.