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JAKARTA (JP): With the halt in tap water supplies from the city's water companies, many hospitals in the city have been struggling to find alternative water sources.
Some hospitals have their own water recycling treatment facilities or artesian wells to supply water for their own needs. Some others have to call in water tanks from water companies.
The city's largest hospital, Cipto Mangunkusumo General Hospital (RSCM), is one of the most severely affected hospitals.
It had to close temporarily its clinic services for new patients due to the shortage of clean water.
The head of RSCM equipment installation maintenance division, Akor Tarigan, told The Jakarta Post that with limited water supplies, the hospital could treat only the existing patients and not admit new patients.
He said the hospital was coordinating with two water …