19 Apr 2013 - 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — An estimated $260 billion USD is lost every year from a lack of access to sanitation, according to the World Bank.
19 Mar 2013 - 10:15 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Globe) — The massive tunnel project that the Jakarta administration has proposed as a way of preventing flooding in the capital could also be used to ensure a steady supply of clean water to city residents,
11 Mar 2013 - 08:59 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (Water World) — Indonesia’s National Development Planning Agency has commissioned Mott MacDonald to prepare a water supply master plan to address water shortages in Indonesia’s third largest city, Bandung, and i
21 Jan 2013 - 09:14 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Globe) — Water operator PAM Lyonnaise Jaya has cut its clean water supply to 250,000 customers in Jakarta, after its reservoir was contaminated by oil as a result of the floods. The private company, kn
4 Jan 2013 - 10:37 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post) — Jakarta will cooperate with South Korea in urban management and transportation. “We will materialize cooperation that we have signed with Korea” Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said on
17 Dec 2012 - 10:30 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Globe) — A senior military officer in East Kalimantan revealed on Sunday that the Indonesian and Malaysian governments were still haggling over the exact location of their shared border along five points be
6 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Indonesia, JAKARTA — As part of an effort to boost economic growth, Indonesia is ready to offer 14 major infrastructure projects valued at $6.1 billion USD to the private sector next year.
4 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — The World Bank and its partners this weekend launched the first-ever Sanitation Hackathon, modeled on the successful Water Hackathon of October 2011, bringing together software developers, designer
4 Dec 2012 - 10:26 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post) — The Indonesian government is working with the Korean government on a project to restore the heavily polluted Ciliwung River in Jakarta. Environment ministers from both countries signed a memor
21 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Indonesia, JAKARTA — Jakarta-owned water company PAM Jaya is working to renegotiate its contract with private sector concessionaire PT PAM Lyonnaise Jaya (Palyja), a subsidiary of Lyonnaise des Eaux, part of France's
6 Nov 2012 - 09:21 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post) — The Jakarta administration is looking into the use of decomposer bacteria to treat polluted water in the city water bodies to see whether it can be an alternative way to provide potable water for t
6 Nov 2012 - 11:03 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post) — Logging and mining activities have contributed to the alarming rate of pollution of East Kalimantan’s Mahakam River, an environmental agency said on November 6. The East Kalimantan Environment
24 Oct 2012 - 09:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — A deal that would give one of Japan's biggest trading houses, Marubeni Corporation a 20 percent stake in Maynilad Water Services, the water concessionaire for Manila’s West Zone, has been pushed ba
22 Oct 2012 - 09:01 by Local Press Report
BANTEN (The Jakarta Post) — South Korea will disburse $100 million USD in loans to finance the development of the Karian reservoir in Banten, the Public Works Ministry says. Public Works Minister Djoko Kirmanto said in a
19 Oct 2012 - 09:00 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Business Inquirer) — Manila Water Company Inc., a unit of the Ayala group, will further expand its presence in Asia, starting with its acquisition of a majority stake in Jakarta’s water supply concessionaire. In
14 Sep 2012 - 09:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Bangkok, thailand — Countries in South and Southeast Asia waste some 29 billion cubic meters of urban treated water every year, valued at $9 billion USD yearly, due to losses in the supply system, according to the Asi
13 Sep 2012 - 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Indonesia, JAKARTA — Indonesia will need $5.9 billion USD in funding through 2020 to build water and sanitation infrastructure and improve access in the country, Indonesian Health Minister Nafsiah Mboi has said.
31 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Indonesia, JAKARTA — Ninety percent of factories in the village of Majalaya in the Citarum River area in West Java, Indonesia, lack efficient wastewater treatment systems, according to an August 28 report run by the Fr
16 Aug 2012 - 07:41 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post) — The government is planning to revive the Jatigede dam project in West Java, which was stalled in the 1980s due to unresolved social problems. Coordinating Economic Minister Hatta Rajasa said i
16 Jul 2012 - 10:33 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (Global Times ) — Unicef has reported that nearly 150,000 Indonesian children under five die of preventable diseases every year, local news reported here on Monday. Edward Carwardine, the Head of Unicef's Commu
27 Jun 2012 - 08:22 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post) — Indonesia is the third-lowest ranking ASEAN country in terms of sanitation quality, according to Public Works Minister Djoko Kirmanto. "We're obviously not in the worst position, but that’s
11 Jun 2012 - 08:55 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (Jakarta Globe) — For more than a year, a civil society group has been trying to access certain data and documents associated with the management of Jakarta’s piped water system, which since 1998 has been run by two
8 May 2012 - 12:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — A new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) recommends that frequent flooding in China be better anticipated and managed so that people living in flood-affected areas can find ways to adju
8 May 2012 - 10:13 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Globe (Indonesia)) — Full Story - Two groups last week criticized the privatization of clean water in the capital
23 Apr 2012 - 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
new yorK, ny, united states — Private involvement in water services, especially in developing countries, hinders rather than helps the goal of improved and expanded water and sanitation services, says a report released April
4 Apr 2012 - 09:43 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (Jakarta Post (Indonesia)) — With only three years left to reach the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of providing 80 percent of Jakarta households with access to improved water sources, experts are urging water companies t
28 Mar 2012 - 07:36 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (Jakarta Post (Indonesia)) — Low investment in infrastructure development has left many Indonesians with no access to potable water and basic sanitation, and the problem is particularly acute in rural areas, according to a r
7 Mar 2012 - 10:43 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (Jakarta Globe (Indonesia)) — The Jakarta water supply watchdog has lost its five board members, creating uncertainty as water authority PAM Jaya tries to revise contentious contracts with the two companies that run the city’
7 Mar 2012 - 10:41 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (Asia Pulse) — At least 14 Japanese companies have indicated interest in building the Jatiluhur drinking water supply system in Indonesia costing around $444 million USD.
29 Feb 2012 - 08:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Indonesia, JAKARTA — Jakarta’s administration is ready to start building new water-processing plants after getting the green light from the Ciliwung and Cisadane Rivers Control Office earlier this month.
8 Feb 2012 - 09:59 by Local Press Report
24 Jan 2012 - 11:16 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (IQPC International (Press Release)) — Indonesia needs three things to develop its water infrastructure: good water resources, financing and an affordable market.
24 Jan 2012 - 11:14 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (Jakarta Post (Indonesia)) — The World Bank approved a $139.64 million USD loan for the Jakarta Urgent Flood Mitigation Project.
13 Dec 2011 - 11:15 by Local Press Report
1 Nov 2011 - 10:40 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (BeritaJakarta.com (Indonesia)) — One of PT Palyja’s water pipes burst, halting supply of clean water to almost all areas of West Jakarta. The cause of the pipe burst is unknown.
25 Oct 2011 - 12:57 by Local Press Report
JAKARTA (Eco-Business.com) — Indonesia is still facing sanitation problems because some 70 percent of its population defecate in the open, increasing the spread of diarrheal disease, according to Alfred Nakatsuma, environment
4 Oct 2011 - 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Indonesia, JAKARTA — The ongoing drought in the areas near the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, has reached a worrying level.
20 Sep 2011 - 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Indonesia, JAKARTA — A consumer protection agency said that water providers should compensate Jakartans hit by a water shortage after the recent collapse of a dam that cut off water supply to clients.