KSB Indonesia Supports Programs to Prevent COVID-19 by Revitalizing Public Facilities
JAKARTA, March 22, 2020. On World Water Day, March 22, 2020, KSB Indonesia revitalizes 2 public bathing, washing, and toilet facilities (MCK) in Kali Krukut area, Karet Tengsin, Central Jakarta. As a reflection on how we conduct our business by initiating more positive impact on society and part of our concern to the environment, MCK revitalization deliver more clean water and provide eco-friendly sanitation for over 150 people who use both facilities on daily basis.
In line with World Water Day 2020 with theme of Water and Climate Change, KSB Indonesia through its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, KSB Indonesia Peduli, revitalizes MCK facilities to deliver more water and eco-friendly sanitation in Kali Krukut area, Bendungan Hilir, Central Jakarta. This program is also one of KSB Indonesia's commitments to protect and preserve the environment.
The MCK facility was handed over by Philippe Olivier, President Director of KSB Indonesia, accompanied by Ali Andreoti, General Manager Sales of KSB Indonesia/Segment: Energy, Chemical/Petrochemical & Water, Subekti, Head of FORKALIM (National Waste Water Association) and Risma representing Indonesia Water Supply Association (PERPAMSI) which was handed over to the two local head of neighborhood.
"We revitalize pump and distribution systems for more clean water in two locations including sanitation in bathing, washing and toilet facilities (MCK) in Kali Krukut area with an average user up to 50 people in RT 13 / RW 3 on daily basis. Not only used by the surrounding community, but MCK facilities are also utilized by the general public. At location 2, RT 13 / RW 02, MCK facility users are 38 households with an average user of more than 100 people per day. We do hope that MCK revitalization will be beneficial to the surrounding society. This is one of the main objectives of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to ensure that people has universal access to clean water and sanitation," said Philippe Olivier, President Director of KSB Indonesia, in the MCK revitalization handover ceremony on March 22, 2020, at 16.00 WIB, which coincides with World Water Day.
"As part of KSB Indonesia’s commitment to reduce the impact of climate change hazards, one of which is prioritizing sanitation. Environmentally friendly Bio PAL septic tanks from PAL Jaya through bacterial sterilization is expected to minimize the negative impact of wastewater in the residential areas surrounding the MCK area. Previously, the disposal of feces from the MCK went directly to Krukut River without passing through a septic tank," he continued.
Through the revitalization of MCK facilities in Karet Tengsin, we emphasize and sincerely hope that the community protect themselves and others by washing their hands more frequently to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, especially in Jakarta.
The MCK revitalization program is fully supported by PERPAMSI and FORKALIM which also regularly educate the public about the importance of clean water and sanitation.
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