The Betik River dredging as long as two kilometers is still ongoing. It is targeted can be completed by the end of this month.
" The Betik River dredging is realized using self-managed funds. This is targeted to be done by the end of this month"
North Jakarta Water Resources Sub-dept. Head, Santo said, the dredging is carried out in Koja Sub-district area by using two units of amphibian excavator and one unit of long-arm excavator.
"The Betik River dredging is realized using self-managed funds. This is targeted to be done by the end of this month," he stated, Thursday (10/12).
According to him, if it is completed, it will be able to overcome floods in Rawa Badak Selatan Urban Village, Rawa Badak Utara and Koja areas.
It is dredged up to 1.5-2 meters with 8-10 meters width. The river condition is currently shallow, as it has not been dredged more than 10 years.
"To support it, we also have sent a dump truck with five cubic meters capacity and tronton truck with 23 cubic meters capacity," he closed.