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Malaysia Marine Water Quality Criteria and Standard

Parameter CLASS 1 CLASS 2 CLASS 3 CLASS E BENEFICAL USES Preservation, Marine Protected areas, Marine Parks Marine Life, Fisheries, Coral Reefs, Recreational and Mariculture Ports, Oil & Gas Fields Mangroves Estuarine & River-mouth Water Temperature (°C) ≤ 2°C increase over maximum ambient ≤ 2°C increase over maximum ambient ≤ 2°C increase over maximum ambient […]

Tarball Monitoring

Tarball residues on beaches are usually caused by oily discharges from fishing boats as well as passing vessel. In 2008 it was found that all the 131 monitoring stations were free from tarball pollution.

(Bahasa Melayu) Pengenalan kepada Status Kualiti Air Marin Bagi Pantai Dan Kuala

Marine Water Quality Status

A total of 1,035 samples from 229 monitoring stations were analysed in 2006 (Table 5.3). As in previous years, the main contaminants of the coastal waters of all States that exceeded the IMWQS were total suspended solids (75%), Escherichia coli (55%) and oil and grease (35%). Figure 5.1 shows the trend of marine water quality contaminants from 2004 to […]

Stop River Pollution

River Water Pollution Sources

Water pollution is caused by point and non-point sources. Point sources include sewage treatment plants, manufacturing and agro-based industries and animal farms. Non-point sources are defined as diffused sources such as agricultural activities and surface runoffs. In 2006, the Department of Environment (DOE) registered 18,956 water pollution point sources comprising mainly sewage treatment plants (9,060 […]

River Water Quality Monitoring

The Department of Environment (DOE ) has been conducting monitoring of river since 1978, primarily to establish baselines and to detect water quality changes in river water quality and has since been extended to identifying of pollution sources as well. A total of 1,064 manual stations located within 143 river basins through out Malaysia. Water […]

The Planning Guidelines For Environmental Noise Limits and Control

Introduction to River Water Quality Status

In 2007, the number of river basin monitored was reduced from 146 to 143. This was due to the merging of three (3) river basins which are located close to each other. It was found that Lembangan Linggi in Malacca is actually linked to Lembangan Linggi in Negeri Sembilan; Lembangan Pontian in Johor merged with […]

Guidelines For Noise Labeling and Emission Limits of Outdoor Sources

NCFCP: Mobile Air Conditioning Sector

What Is In Your Mobile Air-Conditioner? CFC 12 is the chemical use in the mobile air-conditioner (MAC) as refrigerant. It is also known commercially as R12 or FREON gas. Generally, CFC 12 is released into the atmosphere before the service for MAC is carried out. When CFC Will Be Phased Out? All developed countries stopped […]

The Planning Guidelines For Vibration Limits and Control in the Environment

NCFCP: Refrigeration Service Sector (RSS)

Certification of Service Technicians CFC 12 (R-12) is a refrigerant used in commercial refrigeration. The refrigerant has been identified under the Montreal Protocol as one of the ozone depleting substances (ODS) that deplete the ozone layer. As a party to the Montreal Protocol, Malaysia has committed to gradually reduce and phase out of R-12 by […]

Environmental Quality (Refrigerant Management) Regulations 1999

ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT 1974 ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (REFRIGERANT MANAGEMENT) REGULATIONS 1999, (Amendment) REGULATIONS 2004  . REGULATION 3 : Application These regulations shall apply to a person handling a refrigerant environmentally hazardous substance in an existing or a new installation. REGULATION 4 : Prohibition on the use of refrigerant environmentally hazardous substance The use of refrigerant environmentally […]

Refrigerant Management Enforcement Program

Refrigerant Management Enforcement Programme on the Mobile Air Conditioning Service Workshops has been carried out since February 2007. Workshops which were found in non-compliance with the Environmental Quality (Refrigerant Management) Regulations 1999 and Environmental Quality (Refrigerant Management) (Amendment) Regulations 2004 under the Environmental Quality Act 1974, were issued warning notices. Failure to comply to these […]

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