WOP:PDAM Tirta Khatulistiwa - Ranhill Utilities Berhad
July 03, 2014
The aim of this WOP is to improve water quality management since PDAM currently faces water quality issues at the raw water source, and Ranhill holds a vast experience in providing safer quality water supply to nearly three million residents in the state of Johor in Malaysia.
GENERAL WOP INFORMATION
September 10, 2010 - April 05, 2012
Was the code of conduct followed?
Did the operators sign a formal partnership agreement?
PARTNERS AND THEIR INPUTS
Other supporting organizations
Total cost of WOP ($)
THEMES AND OBJECTIVES
Water quality management
The focus of this project between RANHILL and PDAM TK is on improving the treatment process of one of the Water Treatment Plant (WTP) in Pontianak and to prepare the water safety plan that can later be replicated to other WTPs in Indonesia.
What types of activities were carried out to help develop operator capacity?
- On the job training
- Site visits
Describe WOPs activities
-Awareness training on Water Treatment Process for Top Management and key personnel
-Training on method in Water Quality Test at the Treatment Plant and distribution system and evaluate their progress
-Preparing materials for capacity building of and for adoption by PDAM TK based on the principles of the Water Safety Plan framework (e.g. training modules, operating procedures, guidelines, forms, etc)
on the following topics:
Water sampling procedures and sampling recording
Water sampling analysis and use of results for improving operations
Overview of risk management of water supply provision
Overview of identifying and preventing public health hazards in water supply provision
Optimizing treatment processes and operations to protect against potential public health hazards due to sea water ingress and low chlorine residuals
Improving distribution system maintenance (such as flushing, proper disinfection, booster application) to minimize risk of contamination by increasing chorine residuals to appropriate standards
Describe the overall results
• Improved water services delivery through better water quality for at
least 20,000 urban residents in Kota Pontianak.
• Adoption and replication of at least two good practices each by
PDAM TK to improve their operational efficiencies in providing safe
water supply services; best practices could be on water sampling
procedures, chemical dosing operations, etc.
• Increased capacity of PDAM TK to manage water quality
• Increased capacities for at least 60 PDAM staff from across West
Kalimantan province to improve water quality management.
• Better management of the distribution system in Kota Pontianak
• Documented Water Safety Plan.
Which factors impeded the success of your WOP?