No. : 8 Edition August 2016
PT PRAKARSA ENVIRO INDONESIA BECOMES INTERVIEWEES AT
WASTE WATER POLLUTION CONTROL IN BATAM ISLAND SOCIALIZATION
PT Prakarsa Enviro Indonesia get an opportunity from Badan Pengendalian Dampak Lingkungan Kota Batam to attended ‘Wastewater Pollution Control’ Socialization as practitioner of wastewater treatment technology represented by Mr. Luhut Tunggul Sianturi and Mr. Eko Yulianto.
BATAM, PM: Badan Pengendali Dampak Lingkungan Daerah (Bapedalda) Kota Batam or an environmental organization at Batam City concern about the benefit of using clean water at industrial state. When there is no wastewater control, 80% of clean water will be contaminated. Herewith, Mr. Dendi Purnomo, head of Bapelda Batam do this socialization about controlling water pollution. This socialization held at Batam City Major Head Office at Tuesday, August 23rd 2016. Many participants come from industry, hotel or market state.
“We invited Professor Chandra from KLHK, a practician, and lecturer on ITB as the presenter,”said Mr. Dendi Purnomo. This socialization aims to a community care for water pollution because the support for clean water in Batam only 1,7 million people.
From a survey report, clean water provided only 3800 L/s come from seven reservoir in Batam but 3400 L/s water were consumed by local community. Therefore, only 400 L/s water left. So, there are need to saving, recycle, and keep the water quality that back to the reservoir.
“There should be awareness of pollution control , the efficiency of water use , and recycle wastewater . Otherwise, it will be a problem five years to come,”He said. Many businessman in Batam are aware of this problems, they completed environmental documents as licenses. This socialization will help many businessman to be more aware about environmental issues.
“As example, Batamindo. There is MoU between Batamindo and Pemko Batam. They must treat 1000 cubic meter per day. If we can do that, we can make our clean water availibility long last,” he said.
Batamindo becomes priority because it is the biggest consumer of water in Batam. After Batamindo, we move to other industries like Panbil and Kabil.
“perhaps the process of making the MoU will be implemented next year. This wastewater treatment become important because 80% of clean water will become wastewater, Dendi said.
Source: http://www.posmetro.co/read/2016/08/23/2380/Gawat-80-persen-air-bersih-batam-bakal-tercemar (iik, Metro, Batam)