Indonesian State-Owned Enterprise Perum Jasa Tirta II (PJT II) signed an agreement with Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-Water), establishing a partnership concerning smart water management.
PJT II manages two river areas covering 74 rivers and tributaries extending to12,000 square kilometers, in addition to managing Juanda Dam, the largest man-made reservoir in Indonesia. It manages. The enterprise manages 8 billion cubic meters of water annually, of which around 80% goes towards irrigating 300,000 hectares of land and 1 billion cubic meters is provided for drinking or industrial usage purposes.
This new partnership is part of PJT II’s ambitions to improve its standing as a water resource operator and includes skills and technology sharing, capacity building and enhancing Jasa Tirta II’s capacity to support corporate innovation.
This partnership between the companies follows another agreement between K-Water and an Indonesian company last year, PT Adhi Karya Tbk. This agreement involved a joint-venture company between the two for installing a Karian Drinking Water Supply System (SPAM) in Banten and building the corresponding pipeline networks.
(Sources: Tempo.co; PwC Indonesia)