President Jokowi Inaugurates New Wastewater Treatment Plant in Riau Province

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation     Date 31 Mei 2024
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Presiden Joko Widodo (Jokowi) meresmikan Sistem Pengelolaan Air Limbah Domestik Terpusat (SPALDT) Bambu Kuning, di Kota Pekanbaru, Provinsi Riau, Jumat (31/05/2024). (Foto: BPMI Setpres/Kris)

President Jokowi on Friday (05/31) inaugurates the Centralized Domestic Wastewater Treatment Plant (SPALDT) Bambu Kuning in Pekanbaru city, Riau province. (Photo by: BPMI of Presidential Secretariat/Kris)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Friday (05/31) inaugurated the Centralized Domestic Wastewater Treatment Plant (SPALDT) Bambu Kuning in Pekanbaru city, Riau province.

“Today, the people of Pekanbaru have a centralized wastewater treatment plant to manage wastewater in Pekanbaru city, protect water quality, maintain quality of ground water, and protect raw water,” President Jokowi said at the inauguration of the wastewater treatment plant.

The wastewater treatment plant has been constructed since 2020 with the budget of Rp902 billion and has a capacity of 8,000 cubic meters per day with a household piping network of 11,000 connections. The project was financed by the ADB (Asian Development Bank), State Budget and Regional Budget.

The President further said that the wastewater treatment plant is expected to improve the quality of water in Pekanbaru city.

“I hope that the wastewater treatment plant can be utilized to improve the quality of water services in Pekanbaru city to maintain the quality of the environment,” the President remarked. (FID/ABD) (RI/MMB)

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