Impact of drought that hit Polewali Mandar, western Sulawesi since last three months, menyebbakan number of areas in this region began to clean water shortages. Wells are dry while the residents help clean the water distribution through the program WSLIC_2 2008, has long been not functioning because of the source water from the mountains have long Binuang mongering. Local Government is now heavily Polewali clean water distribution from hamlet to hamlet to meet the needs of residents who are fasting. Distribution of limited water causing some residents upset at having to queue to wait their turn.
Hundreds of districts Binuang, Polewali Mandar fight for clean water is distributed by local government officials Polewali Mandar. In order to get clean water more residents flock to the division of water while carrying jerry cans, buckets, basins and any container that can be used to hold water.
Residents whose homes were living in the hall or remote hamlets that could not reach the vehicle the officer was forced to walk while pushing a cart or bike ride to the location of the nearest water division.
Lined basins, jerry cans and buckets along dozens of miles that look every day at the track across western Sulawesi. certainly not to be traded owner. But this clean water container had been on display in front of homes, so that the division officer of clean water through the container to fill them, if by chance the owner is busy at work or forget to prepare snacks for busy fast-breaking for the family.
Understandably during Ramadan, people especially mothers are not only busy fasting and preparing snacks and meal go to the family, but also every day have to wait for the distribution of clean water is not clear when they turn the container filled with officers.
Baharuddin, villagers Ammasangan, sub Binuang this example the distribution of clean water has been waiting since two days ago, but the bari, this time getting clean water rations. "Poor people are fasting pack they should wait for clean water every day so they can drink and cook," says Baharuddin.
Not a few people disappointed because they have to be patient to wait longer before getting turn the division of water from the officers. In order not to get cheated and distribution of water, residents display senjaga empty containers such as jerry cans, buckets and other containers baskon along the way so that officers can be filled.
Nasrullah, a resident of another binuang disappointed because it was for hours waiting for the distribution of clean water in the hamlet, but before the buckets, basins and large jerry cans that had been prepared at the curb filled, suddenly the officer stopped the division of water as stock runs out. "Every day only a few houses that served as the water stock is limited. In case there is ratusna home residents in each hamlet mennati clean water distribution, "said Nasrullah was disappointed because it was for hours waiting but dispkan wadh have not filled the officer.
Ration water is generally used only residents for drinking and cooking. While the river was chosen for bathing and washing clothes. This step is done as one effort citizen pengiritan in the middle of their difficulty getting clean water, especially in the month of Ramadan.
Generally, wells citizens who had been source of clean water, are drought since two months ago / / clean water assistance through the program being rolled WSLIC_2 government since 2008 and works only for six months. Besides being a source of raw water are not available from the mountains Binuang also because a number of machines into the distribution pump houses or tanks into the surrounding hamlets, had been stolen.
Citizens expect the government to distribute clean water regularly so that residents do not clean water shortages during Ramadan. They also hope the local government can build pipelines for the distribution of clean water taps into people's homes is not a problem every summer.