North Jakarta Water Resources Sub-dept. began to make waterways at 11 flood-prone spots. It is aimed to overcome inundation in the rainy season.
" It is provided through self-managed funds, just pay the workers. About equipment, we prepare it by ourselves"
"To anticipate inundation, we make 11 waterways at flood-prone spots. It is provided through self-managed funds, just pay the workers. About equipment, we prepare it by ourselves," said Santo, Head of North Jakarta Water Resources Sub-dept., Wednesday (10/12).
Those waterways will be made at Jalan Pluit Karang Utara, Marina, Kapuk Utara 1 and five spots in Sunter Indah area, as well as in Sunter Kirana. "Particularly for Sunter Jaya 6 and Cakung Lama are still under development process," he told.
The waterway has length between 8-21 meters with 80-120 centimeters diameter.
"They are able to anticipate inundation. In Sunter Kirana, Sunter Jaya 7, Sunter Indah, Pluit Karant Utara and Marina for instance, those have been free from inundation now when it rains," he stated.