Indonesia – Water & Wastewater Expo & Forum 2015 (21-23 April 2015)

Indonesia – Water & Wastewater Expo & Forum 2015 (21-23 April 2015)

The IWWEF 2015 is the biggest Expo & Forum for the fast growing water and wastewater industry in Indonesia. It was held in conjunction with Indonesia’s International Water Week which bring together over 9,000 industry professionals and experts and over 550 exhibitors from 33 countries. It is a proven platform for industry professionals to get updated on the latest water trends and developments and to build valuable partnerships. It is also where water supply & sewerage companies, consultants, contractors, industrial wastewater treatment professionals and decision makers look for cost-effective solutions and technology. Five ministers will discuss strategies in achieving national mid-term development planning (RPJMN) related to water and sanitation. They are: Minister of Public Works and Housings Minister of Home Affairs Minister of Finance Minister of National Development Planning Minister of Health. The IWWEF 2015 provides the stage for the gathering of top professionals in the water and wastewater industry. Government officials, regulators, water and sewerage companies, manufacturers, industrial users, consultants and industry experts make their business plan by attending this important event. Similar to other large scale water forums on safe water and sanitation in the world, the IWWEF’s main agenda of the conference will have seminar discussions on wastewater and safe water, as well as exhibition, including relevant technology. The IWWEF will also include The Indonesia Water Supply Association (PERPAMSI)’s annual national working meeting, which of course will highlight the event. The Conference is held for decision makers, both at the national and regional levels which oversee safe water and wastewater issues. The conference will involve regional, national and international speakers who will discuss problems in the...
Indonesia – Tree Planting Action on World Water Day 2015

Indonesia – Tree Planting Action on World Water Day 2015

World Water Day celebration is a concern for the importance of water for life and an invitation to manage the sustainability of water resources. The Tree Planting Movement was started in 2010 and has developed public awareness on the importance of planting and maintaining trees. The planting of trees will also increase the size and quality of green open spaces. The Ministry of Public Works and Housing (PUPR) has actively participated annually to increase the number of trees in Indonesia. The activities are carried out through tree planting activities in various fields of infrastructure projects, such as on the banks of rivers, reservoirs, on roadsides of both arterial roads and highways. Planting trees in the retention pond (polders) will make the polder not only as a mere physical infrastructure, but also a tourist and economic development of communities that are environmentally friendly. The planting of trees can be also be used as a strategy to mitigate the impacts of global climate change, degradation and deforestation of land, as well as part of efforts to conserve water resources. For Details – Click Here...
Indonesia – “Clean Ciliwung Society Movement” on World Water Day 2015

Indonesia – “Clean Ciliwung Society Movement” on World Water Day 2015

In commemoration of the 23rd World Water Day, The Ministry of Public Works and Housing (PUPR) organized several activities, including the Sympathetic Action of Water Awareness Campaign that has been carried out earlier, and The Clean Ciliwung Society Movement in the surrounding area of ​​the Ciliwung River, Jakarta, that was attended by Basuki Hadimulyono, the Minister of PUPR. The PUPR minister said, the Ciliwung Movement expect that all elements of society can be used to realize the importance of keeping and maintaining the cleanliness of the Ciliwung River which runs through the heart of the capital. The Movement, which started in 2013, is an example of community participation to keep the Ciliwung River area clean, while reducing the occurrence of floods in the Ciliwung River area and also helps to improve the river water quality. Thus, the Ciliwung River can be cleaned and works best as part of a macro system of flood control and source of raw water in Jakarta. For Details – Click Here...