• Water Conservation,  Water Irrigation,  Water Management

    Irigation Principle

    Based on the definition and definition of irrigation as stated above, irrigation activities can be divided into 2 (two) main principles, namely: 1) the principle of addition and 2) the principle of supply. For wet tropical regions such as Indonesia, irrigation activities adhere to the principle: the addition of water into the ground to increase or meet the water needs of plants that cannot be supplied by rainwater supplies or other water supplies. In the rainy season, when the supply of rain water is sufficient to meet the needs of water plants, the addition of irrigation water is not necessary. Whereas for dry climates, the principle of water supply or…

  • Water Conservation,  Water Irrigation,  Water Management

    Watershed Management: Reservoir

    One of the characteristics of a healthy watershed is that in the rainy season the water does not overflow abundantly (flood) and when in the dry season there is still water (not drought).  Reservoir is the best solution to make a watershed become healthy.  Reservoir is a water building in the form of artificial ponds that are deliberately made to store and store water.  When it rains, rain will be collected in reservoirs and during the dry season the stored water will be channeled to meet the needs of the surrounding community. As a water structure which is an important part of watershed management, there are certainly advantages and disadvantages…

  • Water Management,  Water Transportation

    Coastal Complexity in The Big City

    Have you ever enjoyed relaxing on the beach around which there are high-rise buildings, a symbol of the big city?  What do you think about the coastal areas in the region? Many people argue that the coastal area in a big city is an advantage and its own attraction for the city. But of course, coastal areas in big cities carry their own complexity. As a transition zone between land and sea, the coast is an area that has significance for human life. Beach configuration can be caused by natural or non-natural activities or processes (human activities) originating from land or from the sea. Activities that take place at sea…