Malaysia: Penang's Teluk Bahang Dam reaches new low

The Star 27 Jun 16;

GEORGE TOWN: Although the El Nino season has ended and the state is now experiencing rain, the Teluk Bahang Dam has however reached a new low with water levels at 46.3 per cent, lower than the level recorded during the dry season.

A check showed that the dam was drying up and the cliffs of the dam were visible.

Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBAPP) chief executive officer, Datuk Jaseni Maidinsa said the state’s water supply was still stable as it could last for another 55 days.

“We are expecting rain in July onwards as stated by the Meteorological Department,” said Jaseni here Monday. - Bernama

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