/Using the Ori River as a water source, the Ministry of PUPR builds a raw water supply system in Banjarnegara

Using the Ori River as a water source, the Ministry of PUPR builds a raw water supply system in Banjarnegara

Banjarnegara, Central Java, Indonesia,ABIM (13/3/2023) – The Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) has completed the construction of the Kali Ori River Raw Water Supply System (SPAB) infrastructure in Prigi Village, Sigaluh, Banjarnegara Regency, Central Java Province. SPAB Kali Ori support will improve clean water supply services for 8,000 house connections (SR) managed by PDAM Banjarnegara Regency.
The inauguration of the Kali Ori SPAB was attended by all stakeholders in Central Java Province, Banjarnegara Regency Government, and Commission V of the Indonesian Parliament last week, marked by the signing of an inscription by the Serayu Opak River Basin Center (BWWS), Directorate General of Water Resources, Ministry of PUPR.

According to PUPR Minister Basuki Hadimuljono, the supply of clean water is thought to boost public health and economic growth. “As a result, the availability of clean water and excellent sanitation is the foundation for public health and economic growth,” Minister Basuki said.

Technically, this raw water supply system will utilize water sources from Kali Ori which will be channeled through a 6.6 km long pipeline network with a capacity of 100 liters/second. The construction of SPAB Kali Ori in accordance with the SPMK (work start order) began on April 20 2022 and was completed on December 31 2022 with the implementing contractor PT Harry Graha Karya. This infrastructure financing is sourced from the state budget of IDR 15.3 billion.

“Hopefully, with the Kali Ori SPAB, it can be useful and efficient for the community, so that the basic needs of raw water can be fulfilled,” BBWS Head Serayu Opak Dwi Purwantoro stated.

In addition to SPAB Kali Ori, the Ministry of PUPR through BBWS Serayu Opak, the Directorate General of Water Resources has also completed the construction of the Umbul Jumprit raw water infrastructure in Temanggung Regency. The Umbul Jumprit SPAB was designed by utilizing the Umbul Jumprit spring water to be channeled through an 18 km long transmission pipe to meet the raw water needs of 26,800 people in 4 villages, Candiroto District and 6 villages in Ngadirejo District.

The construction of the Umbul Jumprit raw water infrastructure was carried out by CV. Jaya Abadi from April 1 2022 to December 26 2022 with a budget allocation of IDR 10.5 billion sourced from the 2022 FY APBN. The raw water supply infrastructure is located at the Umbul Jumprit tourist attraction with a service capacity of 50 liters/second, just fulfilled 32 liters/second.(ABIM)