Pursuant to the provisions in section 42 (1) of the LUAS Enactment 1999, that no person or public authority shall, except under and pursuant to the terms of a license issued under section 59, through drains, drains, channels, pipes or other- another way of diverting the water of any river from its natural course.

Accordingly, the developer is required to apply for a license to divert water from a river for the use of electricity generation from the Board with the approval of the State Authority in accordance with Section 42 (3) and Section 59 (e) of the LUAS Enactment 1999 and the Water Diversion Regulations. For Electricity Generation (Selangor) 2014.

In addition, section 44 (1) of the Selangor Water Management Board Enactment 1999 gives the Board the legislative power to impose charges on the use, abstraction, production, disposal, drainage, diversion and siege of water or other resources with the approval of the State Authority.