Samalaju Raw Water Intake
The impressive Samalaju Raw Water Intake facility is even more fascinating to behold from the air. Constructed at a cost of RM51.9 million and successfully completed in 2015, the facility takes in raw water from Sungai Samalaju to feed it to the Samalaju Water Treatment Plant, where it is processed.
HSL entered into an agreement with Kemena Holdings Bhd to implement the project, with its scope of works covering piling, earthworks, drainage, raw water intake facilities and related piping, mechanical and electrical works.
With a stunning capacity of 80 million-litre-per-day (MLD), the comprehensive list of facilities at the plant include a pump house, two raw water distribution chambers, four pre-sedimentation tanks. riverbank embankment protection, a skid tank, a 7.2km long 1200mm ND Mild Steel Cement Lining pumping main and other related infrastructure.