Behaviour Analysis of Riverbank Society on Pollution of Water Quality in Ciliwung River Downstream, Jakarta

J. Herman Sinaulan, Nuhfil Hanani AR, Setyono Yudo Tyasmoro, Bambang Ali Nugroho


General problems which occur in urban areas, mainly in big cities of Indonesia, are due to river pollution activities in surround river communities. This study which conducted in downstream of Ciliwung River, the capital Jakarta, is experiencing tremendous pollution caused by household waste. Therefore, this study attempted to answer how is water pollution in Ciliwung River downstream, what factors affect people's behavior in utilizing and conserving water quality of Ciliwung River downstream, and effective ways to control pollution in the Ciliwung River to consider aspects of community participation. The approach of this study is a quantitative analysis of SEM. The results of analysis show that the household activities are the major contributor of pollution. Also, there are direct and indirect influences significantly between the variables of society behavior of the Ciliwung riverbanks and the existing pollution.

Keywords: behaviour analysis, Ciliwung River downstream, Riverbank Society, water pollution

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