North Jakarta Water Resources Sub-dept. assures 14 pump houses in North Jakarta are in good condition and ready to face inundation during rainy season. To optimize it, water channel dredging is also intensified.
" We also prepare two mobile pumps with capacity of between 100-200 liters per second"
According to Santo, Head of North Jakarta Water Resources Sub-dept., his sub-dept. has also prepared 11 crossing channels (sodetan) and is also repairing 90 water channels. Even, 5,000 sandbags are ready for use if it is needed to make a temporary dam.
"To prevent inundation, we have done various steps, starting from dredging water channel, preparing stationary pump, mobile pump, portable pump, etc," he expressed, Friday (11/16).
Those pumps that spread in four sub-districts, he continued, are in good condition. Each of them has 2-3 stationary pumps with 500 liters per second capacity.
"We also prepare two mobile pumps with capacity of between 100-200 liters per second. There are also 10 alkon pumps alerted for emergency situation," he closed.