Clean Water Crisis in the City of a Thousand Rivers

 Date: May 19, 2022 BANJARMASIN – Until yesterday (6/5), there was no clean water flowing to the houses of residents on Jalan Tanjung Berkat. In fact, during the month of Ramadan earlier. Unfortunately, this condition has been going on since four months ago.In fact, they are also customers...

Government continues building clean water facilities in IKN Nusantara

Date: May 17, 2022  Penajam (ANTARA) - Clean water supporting facilities in Sepaku Sub-district, North Penajam Paser District, East Kalimantan, continue to be constructed as part of the requirements for building the new state capital (IKN) Nusantara."The work for the construction of clean water...

Indonesia Invites 80 World Ministers to Discuss Water and Sanitation

Source: KOMPASDate: May 13, 2022 JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - The meeting of the Ministers of the Sanitation and Drinking Water for All Sector (SMM) Indonesia (SWA) will host the 2022 event which will be held on 18-19 May 2022 in Jakarta. In this agenda, as many as 80 ministers around the world will attend...

Climate Change and Water Shortcourse: For residents of South and South East Asia

Source: Griffith.edu.auDate: May 11, 2022 Download PDF File Here The short course will explore climate change mitigation and adaptation, with a specific focus on best practices in water resources management (WRM) and water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) for achieving water security outcomes. Partici...

Regional Disaster Management Agency of DKI urges residents to save water in anticipation of drought

Source: Republika.co.idDate: May 10, 2022 REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The DKI Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) appealed to Jakarta residents to save water to anticipate the dry season which is predicted to start in June 2022. This includes checking gas cylinders regularly to prevent fires....

Indonesia seeks joint ASEAN effort for sustainable peatland management

Source: ANTARADate: May 5, 2022 Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesia has invited countries in Southeast Asia to work closely together for sustainable peatland management to support economic growth and maintain the ecological balance in the region and the globe.Indonesian Ambassador to the Republic of Korea,...

DLH convey the results of observations of liquid similar to jelly foam in Bima Bay

Source: ANTARADate: April 29, 2022 Mataram (Antara) - The Bima Regency Environment Agency through the Regional Secretariat of Bima Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, conveyed the results of observations about the phenomenon of liquid similar to jelly foam (jelly foam) of milk brown floating on the surface...

Sanitation overview in Indonesia: How close are we to lowering the stunting number to 14%?

At the beginning of the year, we were warned about the reality of sanitation and environmental health in Indonesia. Based on the study of household water quality (Ministry of Health, 2022), it is found that nearly 70% of household drinking water sources are contaminated by E. coli. This finding can ...

4th Asia-Pacific Water Summit, Bilateral Meeting on Strengthening Infrastructure Cooperation between Japan and Indonesia

Source: TIMESINDONESIADate: April 28, 2022 TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA-On the first day in Kumamoto, Japan, Minister of PUPR RI Basuki Hadimuljono held a Japanese-Indonesian bilateral meeting with the Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Japanese Tourism Tetsuo Saito, Saturday (4/23/2022...

The reduced absorption of the Kapuas River indicates environmental damage

Source: ANTARADate: April 27, 2022 Pontianak (ANTARA) - Professor of Civil Engineering at Tanjungpura University (Untan) Pontianak, Prof. Henny Herawati, believes that the silting or drought in the Kapuas River is an indication of environmental damage in West Kalimantan Province."This is because the...

2022 Sector Ministers' Meeting #2022SMM

Source: sanitationandwaterforall.orgDate: April 26, 2022 The SMM is an opportunity for ministers responsible for water, sanitation and hygiene to share and learn from others' experiences as they progress towards national SDG targets. The SMM is also the moment when SWA partners present and repo...

Sepaku Semoi Dam will begin filling with water in 2023 to provide drinking water to IKN

Source: KompasDate: 21 April, 2022 JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - Secretary-General of the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Mohamad Zainal Fatah said the Sepaku Semoi Dam in Penajam Paser Utara, East Kalimantan, will begin to be filled with water (impounding) in 2023.  Fatah said ...

According to SNV, 1 million Lampung residents still do open defecation.

Source: Kupastuntas.coDaye: April 20, 2022 Kupastuntas.co, Bandar Lampung - Stichting Nederlandse Vrijwilligers (SNV) said that of the 9 million people in Lampung, around 1 million people do not have access to a toilet or defecate as such."That does not include what we call closed defecation," said ...

The Minister of Environment and Forestry: Exploration about the potential of Blue Carbon

Source: ANTARADate: April 19, 2022 Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Minister of Environment and Forestry (LHK) Siti Nurbaya said that there is a lot of potential that can be associated with carbon originating from coastal and marine ecosystems, known as blue carbon.Speaking when opening a discussion related t...

The Capital of South Kalimantan Province, Assisted by the Ministry of PUPR, Banjarbaru Improves Sanitation

Source: JejakrekamDate: April 18, 2022 Jejakrekam - Among other things, Banjarbaru City will be more advanced, the economy will grow, new areas will appear and so on. However, this will also have a negative impact if it is not addressed from the start. One of them is related to population sanit...

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