PETALING JAYA: As the biggest users of treated water, domestic consumers should harvest rainwater to help maintain dam levels, said Association of Water Energy Research president S. Piarapakaran.
Based on 2012 statistics, he said 61.7% of the treated water supply in Malaysia was used by domestic consumers.
“If consumers can harvest rainwater to partially supplement their usage of treated water, it could bring about a big impact in preventing water shortages,” he said when contacted yesterday.
Piarapakaran said the people could practise rainwater harvesting according to their budget because it could be as simp…
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