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Jakarta Post
The Jakarta Post
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Indonesia needs a strong water services law

  • Mohamad Mova Al `Afghani


UK | Mon, August 31 2009 | 11:56 am

PREMIUM The current condition in the water and sanitation sector is bleak. Only 31 percent of the urban population and 17 percent of the total population had access to piped water. Around 80 million Indonesians lack access to sanitation, contributing to 100,000 deaths annually and economic losses of up to US$6.3 billion. The water law that was enacted in 2004 comprehensively regulates water as a fin...