KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has approved an allocation of RM1mil for strengthening and stabilising the Sungai Kemensah riverbank near here and other related works, according to Datuk Dr Abd Latiff Ahmad.
The Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Special Functions) said the allocation was from the National Disaster Relief Trust Fund (KWABBN) managed by the National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA).
The allocation would be used for making an entrance route, provision of a machinery platform and installation of sheetpiles along a 200-metre stretch to prevent damage to properties of residents living near the river, he said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) will finalise plans for slope stabilisation and upgrading works at Sungai Kemensah estimated to cost RM10mil, says Environment and Water Minister Datuk Seri Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man.
He said the project would be implemented to restore the river’s water flow which was obstructed following the landslide at Jalan Kemensah Heights, on Friday (Sept 17).
According to him, inspections by an agency under his ministry found that the subsidence from the landslide had caused problems in the river.
"This project will be implemented after getting input from various agencies such as the Ampang Jaya Municipal Council (MPAJ), the Department of Minerals and Geoscience Malaysia (JMG), and the PublRead More »