and the Ministry of Public Works of the Republic of Indonesia have successfully
held a workshop for "Master Planning & Feasibility Study of Karian
Dam - Serpong Water Conveyance and Supply System" at Marriott Hotel in
Jakarta on January 27, 2011, with one hundred stakeholders from the Korean embassy,
KOICA and EDCF, and the Indonesian government present.
goals of this study were to establish the master plan for water conveyance and
treatment plants, and plan a PPP(Public Private Partnership) scheme in order
to stably supply the water from Karian Dam to Jabotabek (Jakarta, Bogor, Tangrang,
and Bekasi) area, where water shortage has been severe. This study commenced
in July 2010 and will be completed in June 2011 through KOICA's technical assistance.
has continuously wrestled with the water shortage of Jabotabek area in cooperation
with the government of Indonesia since 2006, under the title of "Feasibility
Study and Detailed Design for the Karian Dam Project". Successful implementation
of the water conveyance and supply system will enhance the lives of approximately
4 million people in Jabotabek area.
present, consultation is in progress between both governments to prepare the
implementation of Karian Dam Construction which will be financed by both EDCF
of Korea and the government of Indonesia. With the completion of this study
in June 2011, efficient financing and development scheme will be proposed for
the construction of Water Conveyance and Water Treatment Plant.
water shortage has become one of the urgent global issues due to climate change.
With the successful implementation of this model, it is expected that business
opportunities in Indonesia for Korean enterprises will increase, especially
in water-related sectors.