Archive for the ‘Indonesia’ Category

Indonesia and the Future of Water Diplomacy

Via Modern Diplomacy, a look at the forthcoming 10th World Water Forum conference, will be an important momentum for Indonesia to fight for access to clean water and better sanitation for its people and the world as a whole: Through its participation in the World Water Forum, Indonesia, the largest archipelagic country in the world, […]

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Water Worries: Indonesia and US Have Plenty In Common

Via EcoBusiness, a look at how – despite being on other sides of the planet, Jakarta and Iowa are staring down similar issues around water hygiene and supply. On the surface, Jakarta has little in common with the US state of Iowa.  The Indonesian capital is a coastal tropical city of over 11 million people, […]

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Indonesia Braces for Prolonged Drought, Clean Water Shortage Due to El Nino

Via Channel News Asia, a report on Indonesia’s water crisis: For weeks, dozens of residents of Ridogalih Village have been flocking to a small river to bathe and wash their clothes, travelling on foot or by motorcycles under the relentless heat of a blaring summer sun. The water wells in this sleepy village – a […]

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Polluted Rivers, Scarce Water, Sinking Capital: Dire Water Threats Facing Indonesia

Via Circle of Blue, a look at some of the dire water threats facing Indonesia which, per one report, could slice 7 percent from Indonesia’s GDP in 2045 – or boost it by 3 percent – depending on how they are handled: For decades, Indonesia’s largest city has been sinking into a water crisis. Jakarta’s descent […]

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Bali: Running Out Of Water

Via Al Jazeera, a report on Bali, Indonesia’s fabled island that is running out of water, with monsoon rains delayed and the tourist industry expanding: The people of Bali have shared water resources through “subak” – a sophisticated irrigation system that diverts water from channel to rice field and back – since the ninth century. More […]

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Global Cities Facing Water Risks

Via IWA’s The Source, an interesting look at some of the water challenges facing several of the world’s most at-risk cities: Water visions precede action. Yet it’s easy to offer “building blocks” to plan “sustainable urban water systems” that inform and govern “resilient and liveable cities.” What’s hard is showing how and where to implement […]

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