The water treatment sector, wastewater treatment, treatment and recovery of waste materials, and remediation activities are one of the sectors that survived the COVID-19 pandemic, and there was even an increase in demand.
Restrictions on physical interaction since the pandemic have impacted on the high demand for water. Requires several breakthroughs so that waste or garbage can be practical, environmentally friendly and more accessible. Remediation treatment is needed to support the health of the people of Bandung.
Sector Economic Growth
Based on data from the Bandung City BPS in 2020, the value of GRDP in the water treatment sector, wastewater treatment, treatment and recovery of waste materials, and remediation activities fluctuated. This sector experienced a decline in the GRDP figure from 2018 to 2019, but in 2020 it experienced an increase of 7.7 percent.
Companies and related agencies that are business actors in this sector include PT Biru, PDAM Tirtawening City of Bandung, and the Environmental Management Agency (BPLH) of Bandung City.