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Downstream Impacts of Water Pollution in the Upper Citarum River, West Java, Indonesia Economic Assessment of Interventions to Improve Water Quality

Downstream Impacts of Water Pollution in the Upper Citarum River, West Java, Indonesia Economic Assessment of Interventions to Improve Water Quality
  • World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). October 2013
  • The purpose of this study was to develop and pilot test a specific methodology for valuing a wider range of impacts related to water resource pollution in Indonesia. This report describes the origin of the pollution in the specific case study of the Citarum River, the effect on water quality, and the economic losses resulting from the deteriorating water quality. It also identifies feasible interventions for improving water quality and predicts the effect of these measures on water quality.
  • Geographical coverage: Asia, Indonesia, Citarum River Basin
  • Main themes: Economic impact, Pollution, River Basin Management, Rivers, Sanitation, Water quality, Watersheds
  • Main target audience: Academia, Governments, Scientists
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Awareness raising, Impact evaluation, Reporting on project findings/outputs, Technical
  • Type of resource: Case studies, Impact study, Methodology, Scientific paper, Technical report
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Published in 2015