Friday, October 14, 2011

Rain Harvesting, A Strategy for Water Saving

Hydrology Cycle

Indonesia is a tropical country that has only two seasons climate, making it very dependent on the monsoon as a source of water to run the activities of its inhabitants. As a predominantly agricultural country, livelihoods as farmers, the idea of using rain harvesting strategy strongly supports such circumstances.

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Build The Indonesian Future with Good Sanitation

Ones that made Indonesia famous in the eyes of the world is a about sanitary system. It might seem a bit cynical because of the popularity is well-known in how bad sanitary conditions in Indonesia. The world record that Indonesia remains in ranked fifth worst sanitation worldwide. What a poor portrait of Indonesia's sanitation is.

Water supply and sanitation in Indonesia is characterized by poor levels of access and service quality. Over 100 million people in Indonesia lack access to safe water and more than 70 percent of the country’s 220 million population relies on water obtained from potentially contaminated sources. With only 2% access to sewerage in urban areas is one of the lowest in the world among middle-income countries. Pollution is widespread on Bali and Java. Women in Jakarta report spending US$ 11 per month on boiling water, implying a significant burden for the poor.