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Govt steps up efforts to contain pollution

  • Anton Hermansyah and Arya Dipa

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta/Bandung | Sat, January 13 2018 | 12:21 am
Govt steps up efforts to contain pollution

PREMIUM Water from the Citarum River in West Java supports the province’s economy and its people, but pollutants from various sources are threatening the clean water supply for residents in West Java and Jakarta.

Runoff from agricultural fields, animal husbandry farms, households and factories pollutes Citarum River on a daily basis, leading to higher levels of cadmium, lead and mercury in the wa...