A climate risk assessment of clean water supply in an urban area: A case study of South Tangerang city, Indonesia

S. I.W. Nastiti, Haryoto Kusnoputranto, R. Boer, S. W. Utomo

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Abstract

The demand for clean water in South Tangerang, Indonesia, is very high. At present, this demand is mostly met by groundwater that is much influenced by climate variability, land cover change, and human activities. The local company on water services (PDAM) provides clean water services for only about 9% of the population. The climate risk assessment conducted by South Tangerang Government in 2016 indicates that several areas are potentially exposed to a high risk of climate change. Survey and in-depth interview with communities and sectoral officers suggest that a risk to clean water supply in this city is increasing. This study aims to assess climate potential risks on clean water supply based on the 2016 study. We adopted the method of that study by modifying some of the vulnerability indicators that can represent clean water access and supply. The results of the study demonstrate that many wards in South Tangerang would be exposed to high climate risks of clean water supply. By 2021, about 54% of wards would be exposed from high to the very very high risk of clean water supply. These results signify the tangible need of adaptation actions, to prevent the worsening impacts of climate on clean water supply.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012027
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Volume129
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Mar 2018
EventInternational Conference on Climate Change 2017: Challenges and Opportunity on Environment Degradation Researches, ICCC 2017 - Surakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 24 Oct 201726 Oct 2017

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