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Limited supply prompts water theft

  • Ivany Atina Arbi and Callistasia Anggun Wijaya

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, March 14 2018 | 12:22 am

PREMIUM While the city’s water company strives to provide clean water for all residents, illegal use of groundwater is prevalent in Jakarta, with violators including high-rise buildings.

Amrta Institute for Water Literacy director Nila Ardhianie said the lack of water pipe networks in the city had prompted high-rise buildings in Jakarta to illegally suck up groundwater by constructing their own ...