Environmental Carrying Capacity Assessment of an Industrial Estate (Study of Cikupa Mas Industrial Estate Tangerang Regency)

J. N. Auda, H. S. Hasibuan

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Complete facilities and good infrastructure are the main point why Tangerang Regency is a strategic area for industrial activities. Many business operator and developer tempted to build industrial estate. But various economic and social activities in industrial estate tend to affect and change the physical condition of the environment. Environmental carrying capacity becomes one important component to understand the ability of environment in supporting every organism's activity. This research aims to analyze environmental carrying capacity in an crucial industrial estate in Tangerang Regency, that is conducted by seeing two main elements : land carrying capacity and water carrying capacity. The selection of research location was conducted based on the complexity of industrial activities and the scale of the industry. Quantitative method was applied and data analysis was done to analyze the current status of water carrying capacity and land suitability. Water demand in the study area is higher than the supply, it is cause a deficit condition in water carrying capacity. Meanwhile, the soil types (alluvial and mediterranean) have a low erositivity levels, so it will be safe for industrial activities. Furthermore, geography and hydrology condition is very compatible for an industrial estate.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012068
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 3 Apr 2020
Event1st International Conference on Environment, Sustainability Issues and Community Development, INCRID 2019 - Semarang, Central Java Province, Indonesia
Duration: 23 Oct 201924 Oct 2019


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