Affordability of Water Service from Perspective of Water Security of Community in Bekasi District

Ninin Gusdini, M. Januar J Purwanto, Kukuh Murtilaksono, dan Kholil


Affordability of society towards the cost of water service contributes to the selection of water source they use. Non-fulfillment of affordability aspect in accordance with the policy Regulation No. 23/2006, causing at least two things: the reduction of social welfare and security threats to the quality of water consumed by public. The affordability is calculated based on the costs used to meet water needs and family incomes. The analysis results in Bekasi show that social income of  <Rp 3,000,000 both use piping and non-piping service, the burden of their monthly expenditure to meet the water needs above the standard set by the government amounted to 4% of family income.

Keywords: Affordability, Water, Piping service, Non-piping service, Welfare

DOI: 10.7176/JRDM/60-05

Publication date:October 31st 2019

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