English Version
| Monday, 22 October 2018 |
Indonesia Version

Sunday, 21 October 2018 | 20:00
Need for Fish Continues to Increase: Ministry The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) has
stressed the importance for the nation to continue developing
its fish cultivation.
Sunday, 21 October 2018 | 19:56
Saudi Explanation of Khashoggi Killing `Not Enough`, U.S. says Saudi Arabia`s explanation of the killing of journalist Jamal
Khashoggi was a `good first step but not enough`, the U.S.
Treasury secretary said.
Ranu Pane Lake Estimated to Disappear in 10 Years
Monday, 15 December, 2014 | 09:34 WIB
Ranu Pane Lake Estimated to Disappear in 10 Years

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Tourist attraction Ranu Pane Lake in Ranu Pane village, Lumajang Regency is estimated to be drain out within next ten years. The lake is experiencing siltation and shrinkage due to mud flowing in from vegetable farms on the surrounding hills.

Nunuk, a resident of Ranu Pane village said to Tempo on Thursday, December 11 that the lake is severely silting each year.

“In 1980s, location where the houses around the lake now standing was still covered by lake water,” said Nunuk who said that the lake is now less than 1-hectare large.

“The depth is now only 3 meters from previous measured depth of 7 meters.”

The Head of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, Ayu Dewi Utari said that short-term solution for the siltation and shrinkage is to dredge the lake.

“While the long-term solution is to change the plantation structure on the hills surrounding the lake to perennials. The problem is that the vegetables farms on the hills are the main source of living for the residents,” said Ayu.

She also predicted that the lake will disappear after ten years.

The lake functions as a water reservoir. When it is disappear, I can not imagine what will happen.”




via Facebookvia TEMPO ID


Disclaimer: The views expressed in the comments sections are personal responses that do not represent the editorial policy of tempo.co. Our editorial staff reserves the right to moderate or take down comments that contain harassment, intimidation and discrimination against ethnicity, religion, race, and inter-group relations.