City struggles to control groundwater use
Sita W. Dewi
The Jakarta Post
Waste not: Women wash rice and clean clothes using well water in Kramat Pulo, Central Jakarta, on Friday. The Jakarta administration is asking residents to save water in conjunction with World Water Day. (JP/P.J. Leo)Despite concerns on land subsidence in the cpaital, the Jakarta Environmental Agency is finding it difficult to control groundwater use in commercial areas.