PUPR Ministry Provides Clean Water Sources, Supports the Success of PON Papua

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PAPUADAILY –The success of a large-scale event at the level of the National Sports Week or PON XX Papua cannot ignore the readiness of its supporting infrastructure, including support for the provision of clean water.

The Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) has also completed the construction of clean water facilities and infrastructure to support the provision of drinking water at the XX PON Papua venue. Including for 7 sports arenas that were built.

The seven venues built include the Aquatic arena and Istora Papua Bangkit in Harapan Village, East Sentani District and the Cricket arena and Hockey Field (Indoor and Outdoor) in Doyo Baru Village, Waibu District, as well as 3 additional venues namely the Roller Skate, Rowing and Rowing arenas. Archery.

PUPR Minister Basuki Hadimuljono said that the availability of water was very necessary in addition to drinking water needs in every sports arena. Also for venue maintenance, for example watering the hockey field.

“I ask for the availability of this water to be considered, it can be maximized according to needs,” said Minister Basuki in a written statement, Monday (11/10/2021). Quoted Liputan6.com.

Support for the provision of drinking water for the Aquatic venue is the construction of a deep well with a capacity of 2.5 liters per second. It is equipped with a water pump, 1 unit of water tank capacity of 10 m3 for 500 people, 1 unit of recycling tank with a capacity of 5 m3 and 3 units of water heater with a capacity of 300 liters.

Furthermore, Istora Papua Bangkit is a deep well equipped with a water pump and a Ground Water Tank (GWT) with a capacity of 50 m3.

For Cricket and Hockey venues (Outdoor and Indoor) in the form of construction of wells with a capacity of 2.5 liters per second equipped with a water pump and GWT each with a capacity of 55 m3 for Cricket venues, 75 m3 for Outdoor Hockey, and 72 m3 for Indoor Hockey.

Meanwhile, the sports area of ‚Äč‚ÄčKampung Doyo Baru is equipped with a water tower with a capacity of 5 m3, Indoor Hockey with a capacity of 10 m3 and 2 units of Outdoor Hockey with a capacity of 4 m3 each.

The skate arena supports drinking water facilities and infrastructure for PDAM with a transfer pump and booster with a capacity of 8 liters per second and a GWT with a capacity of 171 m3.

Furthermore, the provision of clean water for the Archery venue uses a water tank car and GWT with a capacity of 30 m3, a jet pump with a capacity of 0.5 liters per second, and a toren. Lastly, the supply of drinking water for the Dayung venue in the form of a tank car equipped with a water toren with a capacity of 16 m3 which is channeled through transfer pumps and booster pumps.

In addition to providing clean water, the PUPR Ministry has also completed a work package for the construction of a drainage system and sanitation infrastructure. The contract value for drainage construction is IDR 4.7 billion as an integral part of flood control to avoid inundation and extend the service life of connecting roads and sports arenas.

For the sanitation system, the budget is Rp 6.2 billion in the form of construction of permanent toilets and mobile toilets as well as faecal vehicles.***