Water Supply to Kg Sg Cawang, Teluk Intan, Perak.
A proposal on ground water abstraction and treatment for a remote area at Kg Sg Cawang was proposed to the Perak Water Board recently. The village is situated in Mukim Durian Sebatang and about 19 km from the main road Jalan Changkat Jong-Teluk Intan. It was opened in 1981 and currently inhibited with 40 families. On 19th April 2017, YAB Menteri Besar Perak came to the village for inaugural visit of rural electrical supply project by TNB. In his speech YAB Menteri Besar Perak has shown his inclination of using ground water as proposed by USM and as mentioned earlier in the speech given by YB Dato’ Mohd Azahar Jamaluddin (Member of State Legislative Assembly, Changkat Jong). During this ceremony the Head of USM Water Security Cluster, Prof Ir Dr Mohd Nordin Adlan has the opportunity to submit the proposal of ground water supply to Kg Sg Cawang to the Chief Minister of Perak.