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JICA Partnership Program
 "Development of a Model System for Participatory Community Waste Water Treatment in Densely Populated Area of Yogyakarta Special Province"

Community Waste Water Treatment Project

 Based on the experiences on the development of appropriate technology for small- and medium-scale industrial wastewater treatment, APEX and YDD has initiated a new project named "Development of a Model System for Participatory Community Waste Water Treatment in Densely Populated Area of Yogyakarta Special Province" as a JICA Partnership Program. The project was started in April 2006 and will be continued until November 2008.

Project Purpose

 To establish a model system for communal waste water treatment in densely populated area in Yogyakarta special province and disseminate the model for relieving water pollution problems in the province as well as in Indonesia.


Activities

  1. Develop communal waste water treatment technology, which is appropriate to socio-economic conditions in Indonesia, by establishing at least 2 model plants in 2 communities in Yogyakarta Special Province.
  2. Develop participatory system for communal waste water treatment managed and properly financed by the community people.
  3. Improve capability of actors for communal waste water treatment by structured trainings.
  4. Pile information about communal wastewater treatment appropriate technology and then publish wastewater treatment appropriate technology manual as well as provide information services.
  5. Develop network among people responsible for communal waste water treatment by opening seminars, publishing newsletters and managing web-site.

DEWATS (Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Solutions) Conference

The JICA Partnership Program was finished successfully in November 2008. Until now the constructed model plants in this program have been operated by local people independently.

On 24 March 2010, we presented the result of this program in Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Solutions in Developing Countries Conference and Exhibition (held in Surabaya, Indonesia by IWA and BORDA). The Presentation document in the conference can be downloaded from here.


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