A brief history of water supply in Malaysia

“By 1950, Malaya had 100 treatment plants producing 195 million
litres of water per day to supply a population of 1.15 million. Then,
as now, water shortages were not uncommon, caused in part by
drought but mainly by rapid population growth.”

Jabatan Bekalan Air (Dept. of Water Supply, Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water Malaysia, 2008).  Read more…