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1692 Hostspots Detected in Kalimantan

August 12, 2015
The number of hotspots in Kalimantan since the beginning for the year until August 9 have reached 1,692. “616 hotspots or around 36 percent are in West Kalimantan,” said Artificial Rain Technical Unit head F. Heru Widodo on Tuesday.

3 Fresh Water Sources in Blora Contaminated With Heavy Metal

August 10, 2015

Bentolo Reservoir in Tinapan Village, Tondanan District, Blora, Central Java, is contaminated and can not be used as raw water supply. The water has been contaminated repeatedly and difficult to control. Based on Tempo’s observation on location, the reservoir water color changed somewhat purple with a pungent odor.

Research Ministry: Drilling WaterWells Effective to Fight Drought

August 10, 2015

The Ministry of Research and Higher Education Technology stating that making wells for ground water is the easiest method to overcome drought in a number of regions in Indonesia. Despite there is less and less ground water supply, the method is better than engineering weather to create artificial rain.

Agri Minister Establishes Integrated Posts to Tackle Drought

August 10, 2015

The Agriculture Ministry has opened up interagency integrated posts to tackle drought that is predicted to occur until the end of this year. According to him, crop failure threatens hundreds of thousands of hectares of rice fields. 

Gov't Seeks to Achieve Sea Conservation Target

August 06, 2015
The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry (KKP) recorded up to 16.45 million hectares of sea conservation areas in Indonesia, around 53.06 percent from UN’s target which is 31 million hectares.

Taiwan Braces As Strongest Typhoon In Two Years Churns Towards Is

August 06, 2015
The year's most powerful typhoon had Hong Kong in its crosshairs on Sunday after sweeping past the Philippines and Taiwan. Typhoon Usagi was grinding westward and expected to make landfall close to Hong Kong late Sunday or early Monday.

Study Spotlights Indonesian Mangroves

August 05, 2015
Conservation of carbon-rich mangroves in the Indonesian archipelago should be a high-priority component of strategies to mitigate climate change, noting that over the last three decades, 40 percent of Indonesia's mangroves have been lost due to the expansion of aquaculture.

Five Reservoirs in Central Java Dries

August 05, 2015
The dry season that starts more than a month ago, had caused five reservoirs in Central Java to dry said Central Java Head of Water Resources Management (PSDA) in, Prasetyo Budie Yuwono on Tuesday, August 4.

Drivers for change: the human factor

August 03, 2015
Why is it so difficult for the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector to adopt a more sustainable and cost-effective service delivery approach? What is stopping the scaling-up of promising approaches and good practices? Some experts believe the answer lies in a better understanding of the culture, attitudes and values of both communities and WASH sector staff. 

Friday's Rain Did Not End Dry Season: BMKG

August 03, 2015
Several areas in Jakarta earlier on Friday this week saw heavy rain. However, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) explained that the rain was not the sign of the end of a dry season in the city.
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