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Review of the application of green infrastructure for water management in Bogor

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posted on 2019-08-14, 02:14 authored by Emily Payne, Harsha Fowdar, Dwinanti Rika Marthanty, Hidayat Pawitan, D. Marsudiantoro, David McCarthyDavid McCarthy
Bogor is experiencing rapid urbanisation and population growth which is placing pressure on the environment and its water resources. Significant water pollution, declining groundwater, dry season water shortages, lack of potable water supply, shrinking green and blue open space, untreated wastewater discharges, and increased flood risk, are all critical challenges faced by the city.

Given that water is central to the economic productivity and liveability of a city, it is imperative that Bogor develops a new strategic action plan to address these challenges particularly at this critical time when it is on the verge of development.

Many of the challenges faced by other urbanised cities in Indonesia can be avoided if a new approach for urban planning and design is incorporated.

The adoption of integrated water management and water sensitive urban design, including green and other treatment technologies, can help Bogor address many of these challenges
as part of this strategic action plan.


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