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Answering the challenge of water supply in Jakarta

The national symposium entitled “Answering the challenge of water supply in Jakarta” was held on 4 September 2014 in Al Azhar University (Jakarta, Indonesia) with participatrion of officials from the Department of Public Works and Jakarta public water utility PAM Jaya, students, and Emanuele Lobina of Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU). The participants came from various backgrounds, such as students, civil society organisations (CSOs), labour unions, academicians and water utilities.

Source: www.world-psi.org

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Critical Review of Jakarta Water Concession Contract

The process of Jakarta water privatization involved corruption and collusion, to exploit economic profit through the influence of political power. It is not surprising that later the private operators’ performance is not satisfactory. On the other hand, the contract is too advantageous for the private operators: it enables the private operators to gain high profit while being practically free from business risk, enables the performance standard to be flexibly adjusted, puts the water utility into termination trap, and causes prolonged problem of unclear workers’ status. If the current contract is continued, it harms the water utility, workers, and the citizen of Jakarta. Amrta Institute and Public Services International

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The sale of Palyja and Aetra: The two companies that supply drinking water in Jakarta

Since 1997, the supply of drinking water in Jakarta has been entrusted to two private operators — PT PAM Lyonnaise Jaya (Palyja) and PT Aetra Air Jakarta (Aetra). Palyja, whose majority of shares are owned by the French company Suez Environment, manages the water distribution in the West and South of Central Jakarta, while Aetra, owned to 95% by Singapore-based Acuatico, handles the Eastern and Northern parts of Central Jakarta.

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