Kota Medan, the capital of the Province of North Sumatra, covers 26,510 ha and has
an estimated population of 2.1 million.
Existing sanitation facilities comprise: (i) a sewerage system with 12,150 connections which flows
to IPAL Pulo Brayan Bengkel (treatment works), the whole system being
managed by PDAM Tirtanadi;
(ii) on-site systems (septic tanks) which are used by the majority of the population;
(iii) a small number of communal septic tanks built outside the area covered by the sewerage system.
House connections to the sewerage system are the responsibility of
Dinas Permukiman Kota Medan.
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