SUSTAINABLE WATER SUPPLY MANAGEMENT MODEL AT TIRTA KUALO REGIONAL WATER COMPANY IN TANJUNGBALAI CITY, SUMATERA UTARA PROVINCE

Authors

  • Ruri Prihatini Lubis, Subhilhar, R. Hamdani Harahap , Fikarwin Zuska

Abstract

Tirta Kualo is the only Regional Water Company that provides drinking water to the people of Tanjungbalai City which have not been able to serve the entire community. The purpose of this study was to determine the potential availability of Tirta Kualo Regional Water Company (hereinafter PDAM) to meet the water needs of the people, to know the condition of water supply services, to determine the effect of environmental, social, economic, human resources strategies on sustainable water governance and designed a model for sustainable water management in PDAM Tirta Kualo, Tanjungbalai City. The population was customers of PDAM Tirta Kualo who have been domiciled in Tanjungbalai City for more than 10 years. The sample is determined by purposive sampling. Descriptive analysis is used to determine the potential and services of PDAM Tirta Kualo, multiple linear regression is used to determine the factors that affected the sustainability of water availability and SWOT analysis to formulate a governance model for sustainable water availability. The analysis showed that based on the area of Tanjungbalai City of 60.62 km2 with a population of 169,367 inhabitants and coverage services of PDAM Tirta Kualo in 2019 was only 68.86%, the potential water that must be available is 5.787,39 liters/second. Based on the population, the production capacity that must be available is 97 liters/second. Water needs for each house connection that must be available to the next 5 years is 14.79 liters/second. The service conditions are still not good because the company has not Full Cost Recovery or cannot meet the operational needs and the quality of human recources is still low. The factors that most influence the governance of water supply are the Environmental and Social factors. The designed of sustainable water management model in PDAM Tirta Kualo based on Economic factors, Environmental Factors, Social Factors, Human Resources Factors and Integrated Institutions.

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Published

2020-12-01

How to Cite

Ruri Prihatini Lubis, Subhilhar, R. Hamdani Harahap , Fikarwin Zuska. (2020). SUSTAINABLE WATER SUPPLY MANAGEMENT MODEL AT TIRTA KUALO REGIONAL WATER COMPANY IN TANJUNGBALAI CITY, SUMATERA UTARA PROVINCE. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 17(6), 7477 - 7496. Retrieved from http://mail.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/2125