PT PP (Persero) Tbk (“the Company”) together with its subsidiary engaged in infrastructure investment, namely PT PP Infrastruktur (“PP Infra”) held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a Trans-City Water Treatment across Pekanbaru City and Kampar Regency. The event was held on Thursday (19/11) at the Pangerang Hotel, Pekanbaru, Riau, using the strict Covid-19 health protocol. The groundbreaking ceremony was symbolically marked by pressing a button together on the screen where the event was also attended by the Director of Settlement Financing of the Ministry of PUPR R. Haryo Bekti Martoyoedo, Governor of Riau Province Syamsuar, Director of Finance & Risk Management of the Company Agus Purbianto, President Director of PP Infra Didik Mardiyanto, etc.
PT PP Tirta Riau is a Cooperation Business Entity (“BUK”) formed by the PPMV Consortium consisting of: PT PP (Persero) Tbk, PT PP Infrastruktur, Maynilad Water Services Inc, and PT Varsha Zamindo Lestari as the executor of Water Treatment development across Pekanbaru City and Kampar District. After operating, the Water Treatment will serve +624,000 people (around 102,000 house connections) in 5 (five) districts, namely: Tampan, Bukit Raya, Marpoyan Damai, Siak Hulu, and Tambang with an increase in service coverage of 0% in the service area to 55 % (greenfields).
This Water Treatment has a capacity of 1,000 liters per second (“lpd”) between PDAM Tirta Siak Pekanbaru City, PDAM Tirta Kampar Kampar Regency, and PT Sarana Pembangunan Riau where the source of raw water comes from the Kampar River. This collaboration will last for 30 (thirty) years between PT PP Tirta Riau, PDAM Tirta Siak Pekanbaru City, PDAM Tirta Kampar Kampar Regency, and PT Sarana Pembangunan Riau through its Water Division which is the forerunner to the formation of BUMD Air Riau Province.