Indonesia Crisis: Clean water scarcity in Jakarta

People living in the capital of Indonesia still rely on river water and wells for washing and drinking due to a lack of infrastructure. The ground water in Jakarta is contaminated by unclean septic tanks

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    Indonesia Crisis: Clean water scarcity in Jakarta.

     

    For two decades the water supply in Jakarta has not increased.

    People living in the capital of Indonesia still rely on river water and wells for washing and drinking due to a lack of infrastructure.

    The ground water in Jakarta is contaminated by unclean septic tanks

    Indonesia's government blames the people for polluting waterways.

     

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.


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