Limited supply prompts water theft
Ivany Atina Arbi and Callistasia Anggun Wijaya
The Jakarta Post
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 ...