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Thirteen years of privatized water in Jakarta

  • Nila Ardhianie

Semarang | Sat, June 11 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM Time has passed quickly. The privatization of piped water service in Jakarta will mark its 13th anniversary on June 6.

In Phnom Penh, the Cambodian capital, 13 years was the period required by the government there to significantly improve its service.

When introduced in 1993, piped water in Phnom Penh was only accessible to 25 percent of the population. Thirteen years later 90 perc...