Jatigede Regional Water Treatment is a water supply project planned by West Java Government in Sumedang Regency. The project has an aim to distribute clean water equally and increase the coverage area of clean water service in Greater Cirebon Area.
Greater Cirebon Area is planned to become the National Center for Economic Growth. This policy will trigger the demand of clean water in that area realizing the incline of population. However, the service lever in some cities still lagged behind (185%).
The project aspires to fulfill the demand of clean water by providing the infrastructure of distribution. The revenue streams come from clean water sales from Tirta Gemah Ripah to regional water agency.
Location: Sumedang Regency
Projected Passenger: 1500 lt/sec
Investment Value: 2.3 Trillion Rupiah – 162 Million USD
Coverage Area: City of Cirebon, Cirebon Regency, Majalengka, Sumedang, and Indramayu
Land Status: Owned by individuals and Province
Project Owner: West Java Settlement Office
Investment Scheme: PPP
The Importance of Jatigede Development
Clean Water Service Level
The development of urban activities in the Greater Cirebon Metropolitan Area allows the growth of demand for clean water to increase. On the other side, not all regencies / cities have enough water resources potential.
From the PDAM 2017 performance report data and the West Java Province BPS in 2018. It is explained that the population served in clean water in Sumedang Regency, Majalengka Regency, Cirebon Regency and Indramayu Regency is very small with an average of 18.5% of the total population in the region.
Therefore, the collaboration of the City / Regency Goverment with the Provincial Goverment in the development of the Jatigede Regional Drinking Water Supply System (SPAM) can meet the growing demand for all residents of the Greater Cirebon Area and increase the value of efficiency in the provision of clean water strategic.