BANDUNG-Problem of drought in several areas in West Java is still happen although included in the rainy season.
Regent Tasikmalaya, Uu Ruzhanul Ulum said, currently it is not a little pond or lake that used to be quite extensive and many are now widely dry even switching function.
"In 10 years back, many rivers lake with a lot of water now had started to dry," he said.
According to Uu, in most of Tasikmalaya Regency could still see the water abundant enough although there was no rain for up to four months.
"Now even dry just one month, the water is hard to find, the water to irrigate the fields is also very limited," said Uu, in Public Policy Dialogue on the promotion of the right to water through the process of water law formation and implementation in Graha Compass, Riau Street 46 Bandung, Wednesday (28/12).
According to Uu, this condition occurs because of public concern about the need to maintain water resources and public facilities is lacking.
"Irregular large Companies in taking water, irregular construction that many fields into housing, springs become neighborhood so that it interferes the absorption areas," he said. (Parno)