Jakarta Provincial Government has allocated Rp 1.98 trillion for the next year's city water management.
" We hope our effort to manage water in Jakarta will be better thus could be avoided from flood"
Jakarta Governor, Anies Baswedan said, from total budget, Rp 1.4 trillion will be used for land channel procurement and reservoir, Rp 282 billion will be used for heavy equipment procurement and cleaning, and Rp 227 billion to redeem river infrastructures and facilities.
"Rp 1.98 trillion is allocated for water management in Jakarta," he stated.
He explained it shows government seriousness in solving water problems, including flood and inundation.
"We hope our effort to manage water in Jakarta will be better. So the city will be free from flood in future," he hoped.