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Dec 30 2011

Integrated Water Conservation of Merdada Lake, Dieng Plateau, Central Java

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Merdada Lake

Merdada Lake is situated in the area of Dieng plateau which is administratively located in Karang Tengah village, Batur district, Banjarnegara regency, Central Java province. The lake covers around 75 ha of catchment area and 22 ha of inundated area to accommodate 518,520 m³ of water. This lake played an important role as water resource used for agriculture activities around the lake as well as to support the ecology and ecosystem of the area. Even though the catchment area is relatively small, the lake has never run out of water despite its continuous use for irrigation of wide horticulture activities, especially the potato farms. Continue Reading »

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Dec 30 2011

Integrated Land and Water Resources Conservation Program in Upstream Area of Serayu Watershed

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Map of Upstream of Serayu Watershed

The upstream area of the Serayu watershed situated around the Dieng Plateau was in danger of degradation due to the land over-exploitation for agriculture. The uneven land topography with steep slopes increased the potential damage of the watershed. In addition, the watershed sedimentation level was also high due to the erosion and landslide along the river line. Dealing with this situation, the Directory of Water Resources of the Minsitry of Public Works via the Office of Serayu-Opak River Basin Development (BBWS.SO) in collaboration with the Department of Agricultural Engineering, the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering Technology UGM, designed an integrated conservation program. Continue Reading »

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