Hasan Committed to Keeping Citarum Sustainability

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Friday, February 09 2018 - 14:05 IWST

Cagub Jabar Kang Hasan (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)
Cagub Jabar Kang Hasan (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Bandung - West Java Governor Candidate Tubagus Hasanuddin fully supports environmental sustainability, mainly along the Citarum river basin. The man who is familiarly called Kang Hasan also appealed to the people living in the watershed (DAS) Citarum to participate in preserving the environment.

"I am fully committed to preserving Citarum, because water is an indung, a source of community life that should be maintained," said Kang Hasan while visiting the Citarum watershed area in Kp Cijeruk RW07 and RW8 Ds Bojongsari Bojong Soang District Bandung Regency, Friday (9/2/2018).

Kang Hasan appreciated the West Java Provincial Government and Kodam III / Siliwangi which is currently implementing the Citarum Harum program. He also asked the government to crack down on anyone who pollutes or pollutes the Citarum River.

"The main problem causing the pollution of the Citarum River is the attitude of the people who do not care about the environment around them, and the people do not understand how important the river is the clean and abundant water for the long-term life and economy The awareness of this community that we must continue to grow, firmness for offenders," he said.

During this time, he said, the government has never positioned the Citarum as a source of life and economic support that must always be maintained and preserved. He offers Citarum recovery programs as the lifeblood of West Java such as doing environmental conservation education, especially rivers in formal and informal education institutions from primary education to higher education

Then, promote and render the river as a center of long-term economic activity through river and river tourism as a transportation route and rural communities as a protective and conserving community of rivers through rural river tourism programs

In addition, said Kang Hasan, an integrated citizen waste treatment program must also be built, through renewable energy programs, garbage banks, composting businesses, communal septic tanks, etc.

"Establishment of waste treatment facilities in every industrial and industrial center through government-business actors and maintain and improve the sustainability of watersheds in the watershed through reforestation programs and environmental education," he said.

Previously, Kang Hasan greeted the people who were shopping at Pasar Kaget in the area. After the activity Kang Hasan lunch rice liwet together.

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