Environmentalists plead for Kedah, Penang to begin talks over water feud

Modified 5 Apr 2021, 6:26 am

An environmental coalition has called on government heads of Kedah and Penang as well as Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin to begin mediated talks between the two states over a water feud. 

In an open letter addressed to the three parties, the Friends of Ulu Muda (Foum) made the plea amid increasing friction between the two state governments on the right to draw raw water from Sungai Muda for use as water supply for the Kedah and Penang people.

"Amongst other things, the Kedah state government has plans to divert and store water from the Muda River which would...

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