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  • 29 Jul 2018- 08:02 by OOSKAnews Info JAKARTA, Indonesia Jakarta municipal authorities must do more to clean the Sentiong River ahead of August's Asian Games, an expert says. Firdaus Ali of Indonesia's Public Works and Housing Ministry said that the city has yet to make maximum efforts to
  • 23 Mar 2018- 05:49 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Jakarta Post Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has said he is committed to respecting the Supreme Court’s ruling that ordered a stop to the privatization of pipe water supply in the city. Policy Reputational Risk Jakarta Asia Indonesia Anies
  • 20 Mar 2018- 11:23 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Phys.org Scholars describe the piped network as the physical manifestation of the social relations of power structuring access. They argue that piped infrastructure "fragments" the city, hardwiring its spatial inequality. Access Innovation,
  • 6 Feb 2018- 13:09 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Straits Times Torrential rain has caused floods and landslides in satellite cities around the Indonesian capital, with the authorities warning that floods could hit Jakarta late yesterday after being forced to open sluice gates on a major upstream
  • 14 Sep 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia Indonesia is likely allow work to continue on a key phase of capital Jakarta’s "Giant Sea Wall" project, which is intended to protect the nation’s capital from seawater incursion when tides are high. Jakarta is bolstering
  • 12 Aug 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DENVER, CO, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals
  • 19 Jul 2016- 10:15 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Post Jakarta Water Management Agency head Teguh Hendrawan has played down claims of sabotage over damage to four water pumps at the pump house at Pluit Dam in North Jakarta as suspected by Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama.
  • 3 Feb 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Post The US government, through its development aid agency USAID, has partnered with the Indonesia Urban Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (IUWASH) program to provide clean water to Jakarta’s low-income communities. Through the project, 250 North
  • 6 Nov 2015- 08:49 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Asia One Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama has revealed a plan to buy water springs in Purwakarta, West Java, and to construct a pipeline from Jatiluhur Dam in West Java to Jakarta to channel water. The governor said the plan to
  • 4 Aug 2015- 10:37 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Antara News As a short term step to cope with deficit in water supply, the Public Works and Housing Ministry on Tuesday announced that it had distributed water pumps in areas more vulnerable to drought. In addition, mobile water tanks, public hydrants
  • 3 Aug 2015- 09:56 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Antara News The Indonesia National Disaster Mitigation Agency has said that at least 102 districts in Indonesia are experiencing drought due to the lack of natural water supplies and the ongoing dry season. Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla said
  • 20 Apr 2015- 08:51 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Post The Jakarta administration is considering the construction of self-managed piped-water operations in city districts, especially in areas that cannot be reached by the piped water system. Access Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology
  • 9 Apr 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Manila Water Company Inc., the drinking water concessionaire for Manila’s East Zone, is looking to expand beyond its usual area of operations with projects throughout the Philippines as well as in other Asian countries, Manila Water
  • 10 Oct 2014- 09:53 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Shanghai Daily Indonesia has set target to secure access to clean water for all people across the country by 2019 and planned to provide drinkable water directly from the faucets in large cities, a senior official said here Thursday. Head of an
  • 3 Feb 2014- 09:42 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Post Whether the season is dry or wet, Jakartans usually have difficulties accessing clean water. During the peak of rainy season, residents are used to suffering floods and clean water shortages, while in dry season, the city generally sees a

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