Working Visit of the Commissioner and Abipraya Committee, Ensure Two Strategic Projects Completed on Time

10 August 2022

Jakarta, August 10, 2022 - PT Brantas Abipraya (Persero) has proven its commitment as a State-Owned Enterprise (BUMN) in the construction sector that is always there for Indonesia. The infrastructure support worked on by Brantas Abipraya is a solution to problems in the community such as floods, droughts and food security. Among them were two projects visited by the Board of Commissioners and the Abipraya Brantas Committee, namely the Bogowonto River and its tributary Flood Control Facilities Development Project, and the Bener Dam Construction Project in Central Java.

“Climate change is a challenge in the management of water resources (SDA) in Indonesia. We ensure that these two projects can be completed on time and of superior quality,” said Haryadi,

President Commissioner of Brantas Abipraya. Haryadi added that later the Bogowonto project, located in Kulonprogo Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region (DIY) and the Bener Dam project, located in Purworejo Regency, Central Java, will be flood control for the Yogyakarta International Airport area and its surroundings. Not only that, it is also a means of controlling floods to support the development of the Borobudur National Tourism Strategic Area (KSPN). Meanwhile, the Bener Dam, apart from being a means of supplying raw water, irrigating rice fields, and controlling floods, is also a tourism facility for New Renewable Energy (EBT) power plants for Central Java.

On the same occasion, Haryadi said that Abipraya as a state-owned company that became a champion in the construction of dams and water infrastructure said that the Bener Dam would be the highest dam in Indonesia. The Bener Dam is a national strategic project (PSN). Located in Guntur Village, Bener District, Purworejo Regency, Central Java. This dam has a height of 159 meters, an embankment length of 543 meters and a bottom width of about 290 meters. This dam will later irrigate 15,069 hectares of agricultural land with a flood discharge of 210 m3/second. As a provider of raw water for household, municipal and industrial purposes at 1,500 liters/second to 10 sub-districts in Purworejo district, three sub-districts in Kebumen district and two sub-districts in Kulonprogo district. This dam will also function as a hydroelectric power plant (PLTA), because the Bener Dam can supply 6 megawatts of renewable energy (MW). The water storage capacity is 100.94 million cubic meters which has the potential for the development of the fishery sector.

In addition to Haryadi, also attending the working visit of the Board of Commissioners to the Abipraya project, namely Imam Haryono and Kenny Daryat Nanang as Commissioner of Brantas Abipraya accompanied by the Abipraya Committee. "We will optimize the work on these two projects. Of course, by implementing a culture of Occupational Safety and Health (K3) to mitigate work accidents or the spread of disease in the project environment. All of this is done to achieve the target of completion of the work," concluded Haryadi.