Posted in 13 April 2018, by yeremia dimpudus, kategori News, Water Resources Engineering

Picture4The Indonesian Water Building Competition (KBAI) is the 4th event in Brantas Watershed Week XI held by Student Association of Water Resources Engineering Department Engineering Faculty,Universitas Brawijaya.  Series of previous events are Brantas Festival held on March 4, 2018, KANCIL (Kreativitas Anak Cinta Lingkungan) completed on March 18, 2018 and the World Water Campaign (WWC) held on March 22nd.  2018 is coincide with World Water Day happening on March 25, 2018.

KBAI 2018 is the second series taking theme of “Innovation Refinement and Conservative River Maintenance Conservatively as Efforts to Safeguard Against Ecotourism-Based Floods.” KBAI 2018 was held in Universitas Brawijaya located at A Building of Water Engineering department. KBAI took place on 9-11 April 2018 joined by 10 finalists from 7 universities in Indonesia, including University of Indonesia, Pakuan Bogor University, Yogyakarta University of Technology, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung National Institute of Technology, Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology Surabaya, and University Diponegoro.

The first day of KBAI held on April 9, the events are Opening Ceremony,  Technical Meeting and Finalist Mocked-up Unboxing. This activity took place at Tirta Utama Auditorium A Water Resources Engineering Department Building. Activity begins with Coffee Break for all Finalists and committee. Furthermore, the opening of KBAI 2018 was very lively with remarks by Mr. Vice Dean III of Student Affairs Mr. Dr.Eng. Denny Widhiyanuriyawan, ST., MT.

The second day of KBAI held on April 10, this day th Finalist do their Presentation before the jury as well as the Mocked-up and Poster Exhibition and concept presentation which has been designed by each finalist. This activity took place at Tirta Utama Auditorium and Tirta Amartha hall. The jury at the stage of “Presentation And Assessment Of Models And Posters” are :
1. Dr. Ir. John Paul Pantouw (Vice Chairman III Construction Services Development Agency)
2. Ir. Iwan Nursyirwan, Dipl. HE. (Former Director General of Water Resources 2007-2010 Ministry of Public Works and Housing of the Republic of Indonesia)
3. Dr. Sumiadi, ST., MT. (Lecturer of Water Engineering Faculty of Engineering Universitas Brawijaya)
4. Rois Arif Budiman, ST. (Head of Planning, Implementation, Control of SDU DPUPR Kabupaten Mojokerto)
5. Nindya Sari, ST., MT. (Lecturer of Regional and City Planning Faculty of Engineering Universitas Brawijaya)
6. Wasiska Iyati, ST., MT. (Lecturer of Architecture Faculty of Engineering Universitas Brawijaya)


Furthermore, for the last day KBAI activity, April 11, participants go to Eco Green Park Batu and souvenir shopping and then Gala Dinner.  After that, KBAI 2018 then continued with Grand Closing Night held in Skodam V Brawijaya Hall. On the final night KBAI 2018, invited Unitantri Universitas Brawijaya to collaboratewith Triaksara Pengairan Technique by bringing Reog dance. The Grand Night closes with the most eagerly awaited event by the finalists namely Announcement of Winner of KBAI 2018 include:
- 1st Winner: Circle Katara Team – Diponegoro University (8,000,000 + Trophies + Certificates)
- 2nd Winner: Amreta Yokara Team – Bandung Institute of Technology (6,000,000 + Trophies + Certificates)
- 3rd place: AOI Team – Universitas Teknologi Yogyakarta (4.000.000 + Trophies + Certificate)
- Best Maket: Banyujingga – Bandung National Institute of Technology (2,000,000 + Trophies + Certificates)
- Best Poster: Banyujingga – National Institute of Technology Bandung (1,000,000 + Trophies + Certificates)


Supporting by coming to the gala Grand Night of  KBAI 2018; Professor of Water Engineering Prof. Dr. Ir. Lily Montarcih Limantara, M.Sc (left), Head of S1 Program of Water Engineering FT-UB Dr. Very Generous, ST., MT., Head of Department of Water Engineering Dr. Ir. Ussy Andawayanti, MS., Secretary of Department of Irrigation Engineering. Ery Suhartanto, ST., MT., Representative of Student Executive Board of FT-UB Brother Laily, Head of FT-UB Irrigation Student Association, M. Iqbal, and General Chairman of Brantas River Basin XI Brother Rusdan Abdillah.(Fikry Asri Islami Contributor from the Department of Water Resources Engineering/ems)


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