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Apr 27 2011
Supplied or written by AMRTA Institute

http://www.tni.org/multimedia/video-through-empty-tap-water-privatisation-jakarta

Water delivery services in Jakarta (Indonesia) were privatised in 1997, when the city-owned water company PAM Jaya made a cooperation agreement with two private companies: Suez (Palyja) and Thames (TPJ; now Aetra). More than a decade after that, it’s difficult to see that Jakarta water service improvement although it was expected when the privatization undertaken. This short film includes several testimonies from South, West and North Jakarta districts: 'Water does not flow but bills keep coming', 'we would buy water but would not be able to afford rice'



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