SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Drought is one of the natural disasters that has significant impacts on communities in less fortunate regions. Drought can threaten the sustainability of affected populations’ lives, health, and food security, considering that clean water is a basic need every individual must fulfill. As a higher education institution concerned with the environment and society, Universitas Gadjah […].
A team of UGM students has successfully developed an automated liquid fertilizer composter integrated with a control system.
A team of UGM students has developed an electronic tongue (E-Tongue) with machine learning technology to detect mineral and heavy metal content in drinking water. This technology can help the public identify the quality and safety of drinking water, preventing health risks from consuming contaminated water. The team comprises Inna Sri Utami (Physics), Alfian Daffa […].
A prolonged drought in several parts of Indonesia has resulted in water scarcity, making it challenging for the local population to access clean water for their daily needs and activities. One severely affected region in Yogyakarta is Gunungkidul Regency, where residents face limited access to clean water due to diminishing groundwater sources.
UGM students are exploring sustainable solutions to address environmental issues by using activated carbon derived from coffee grounds as an adsorbent in household wastewater.
Facing a global clean water crisis, students from Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) have researched the culture of Kudus, Central Java, which preserves water in wells and springs through the wisdom of Banyu Penguripan. The scarcity of clean water has become an urgent issue, and this research aims to view local wisdom as a concrete and […].
Five UGM students have developed a water filtration device based on the Internet of Things (IoT) to reduce iron content in groundwater.
Indonesia ranks ninth in the world for the highest annual rainfall, with 2,702 mm yearly.
The prolonged dry season has impacted several Gunungkidul Regency areas, making clean water difficult to access.
Fourteen out of eighteen districts in Gunungkidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region, are experiencing a clean water crisis and drought due to the prolonged dry season. To alleviate the burden of residents living in the famously arid hilly areas, a community of lecturers and non-teaching staff at Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) delivered clean water assistance to […].
The UGM Vocational College hosted the 2023 Fab Camp Challenge at the UGM Field Research Center (FRC) in Kulon Progo, Yogyakarta, from September 17 to 21, 2023. The event attracted 60 participants from 12 countries, with 17 international participants from Pakistan, Malaysia, Norway, the Philippines, Japan, Vietnam, Yemen, Bangladesh, Germany, Spain, Bhutan, and the United […].
The UGM Faculty of Agricultural Technology and the Indonesian Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing have collaborated to develop a smart irrigation water management pilot project.
UGM has provided 14,000 liters of clean water assistance to residents who are experiencing difficulties accessing clean water in Magelang on Sunday (September 24). The distribution of clean water assistance was carried out by the UGM Gelanggang Emergency Response (GER) and Menwa in collaboration with the FPRB Borobudur volunteers.
UGM students taking the Community Service Program (KKN-PPM) in Ngemplak District, Sleman Regency, have initiated the “Trash Revolution Movement” to respond to the ongoing waste emergency in Yogyakarta.
Drought threats have hit various regions in Indonesia due to the low rainfall during the dry season. According to a water management expert from UGM, Dr. Agus Maryono, the alternating disasters of droughts and floods during each dry and rainy season are caused by the lack of a unified approach to address the issue systematically […].
Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) and Kyushu University, Japan, have collaborated since 2005 with many implementation programs in education and research.
UGM students taking the Community Service Program (KKN-PPM) in Sambelia District, East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, have established a clean water installation and simple and functional biopores.
The UGM Faculty of Biology shared its experience in waste management, particularly organic waste, with dozens of community members from the Yogyakarta Special Region and Central Java on Friday (August 18).
Waste remains a significant problem for communities, making waste management crucial to address this issue. The UGM Faculty of Biology is trying to introduce various simple technologies for processing household waste, particularly organic waste.