Brief Report on Activities in 2007
The aim of this program in 2007 is to introduce Japanese experiences on IWRM to Indonesian NARBO experts and to share information of both countries.
For this, JWA accepted 3 civil engineers, two from Jasa Tirta I Public Corporation and one from Jasa Tirta II Public Corporation, for a month.
- At field visits
- (1) Gunma Canal, Naramata Dam, Yagisawa Dam
As proverb says “Seeing is believing,” JWA arranged a field visit to JWA’s facilities in the first week of the program, such as dams and canals. Indonesian staff learned the overview of operations and management of those facilities and its daily tasks.
(2) Tokuyama Dam, Nagaragawa Estuary Barrage, Lake Biwa , and Kagawa Canal
In the fourth week, JWA organized field visits to major project sites of JWA in the central and western part of Japan such as Tokuyama Dam where first filling of reservoir is conducted, Nagaragawa Estuary Barrage, Lake Biwa , and Kagawa Canal.
Indonesian staff asked many questions whenever they had, giving comparison between Japan and Indonesia . Moreover, JWA staff and Indonesian counterparts exchanged information about each country’s system eagerly.
- At JWA Headquarters
JWA staff conducted lectures in many fields including on JWA’s organization, completed and ongoing projects, and some examples of implementing IWRM in Japan.
(2) Sharing information
JWA staff and Indonesian counterparts exchanged questions and answers about operation and management of water resources facilities between the two countries.
There were two sessions; first session was about explaining their operation and management of water resources facilities and second session was about summarizing what they had learned during the program.
On a patrol ship of Lake Biwa
Presentation of their final report