Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · A Life Down the Drain
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

A Life Down the Drain

Calls for Tabanan, Bali Regency to Take Responsibility in Death of Boy Killed by Open Sewer


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Tabanan, sewer, infrastructure, Made Arimbawa, Ida Bagus Kade Adnyana Suryawan, Gusti Agung Putu Pratama,
Click Image to Enlarge

(9/1/2013)

Open drainage ditches and sewers without covers are an unfortunate hazards pedestrians in Bali must learn to navigate.

 
DenPost reports that an open sewage drain on Jalan Anggrek in front of the Telkom office in Tabanan, West Bali tragically claimed a young victim on Thursday, August 28, 2013.
 
14-year-old I Gusti Agung Putu Pratama died from wounds suffered when he fell into an open sewer ditch over which the protective cover had long collapsed.
 
The incident happened at 10:30 pm when the young man had left a local billiard hall on an errand to a nearby cigarette seller to purchase tobacco for a friend.
 
The boy was lifted out of the drain and rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
 
A member of the Tabanan House of Representatives (DPRD-Tabanan) from the Democratic Party Faction, Ida Bagus Kade Adnyana Suryawan, has called on the Tabanan regency government to accept responsibility for the boy’s death. “Public facilities, such as drainage ditches, are automatically the responsibility of the regency or the relevant government department on matters of supervision and maintenance,” said Suryawan.
 
Suryawan said that the care and maintenance of all elements of the public infrastructure must be included in public budgets and local village units must deliver regular reports on the condition of these structures.
 
The former chairman of the DPRD-Tabanan, I Made Arimbawa, also called for the situation causing the death of the boy to be given top priority by the regency. “If plans are to build statues and roadways the money is quickly made available, the same attention must be given to the care and maintenance of the basic infrastructure. Let’s not just pay attention to making high profile area look ‘wow’, while the location like that of the (boy's) death, that is not far from the City’s center, are neglected.”
 
DenPost returned to the location of the boy’s death a day after the incident to discover the open sewer was being being inspected by Tabanan Public Works officers. A simple bamboo fence had been erected around the hole.
 
Photograph: DenPost


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Bike, Run and Swim in Bali
Herbalife Bali International Triathlon – a Race for the Soul on Sunday, October 25, 2015
(3/29/2015)
Meet in Bali
9th Edition of the Bali Meeting Guide to be Published in September 2015
(3/29/2015)
Fragrant Wine for the Fragrant Harbor
Hatten Wines’ Pino de Bali Fortified Wines Served at the Peninsula Hotel Hong Kong
(3/29/2015)
Admission Tickets on the Increase
Admission Charges to Increase at South Bali Public Tourist Attraction on January 1, 2016
(3/29/2015)
When People Leave their Manners at Home
Editorial: Confusion, Conflicting Rules and Bad Manners Surround Plans to Limit Beer Sales Commencing April 16, 2015
(3/29/2015)
Conrad Living Lobby Art Exhibition
The World of Indonesian Puppetry in an Exhibition by I Ketut Sudiana in the Lobby of The Conrad Bali Resort and Spa April 3- June 30, 2015
(3/29/2015)
Going with the Grain
Klungkung Regency in Bali to Develop Sea Salt Production as a Tourist Attraction
(3/29/2015)
Fruit from the Tree of Good and Evil
Falling Durian Kills Second Man in Bali in a Single Season
(3/29/2015)
Safety Ranking for Indonesian Airlines
Transportation Ministry to Give Safety Ranking to Indonesian Airlines and Enforce Minimum Air Fleet Size of 10 Planes
(3/29/2015)
We Only Have Eye for You!
Immigration Introducing New Electronic Tracking Systems to Keep Track of Foreign Visitors
(3/29/2015)
Indonesia’s Waterloo?
Tourist Minister Says Dirty Public Toilets Make Indonesian Non-Competitive in Attracting Visitors
(3/29/2015)
Missing at Sea
Domestic Tourist Drowns at Tanah Lot
(3/29/2015)
All [News]!