14 Pump Houses in N. Jakarta Ready to Face Rainy Season

Reporter : Nurito | Editor : Nugroho Adibrata | November 17th, 2017 02:00 PM 14:00 WIB | Dibaca 901 kali
14 Pump Houses in N. Jakarta Ready to Face Rainy Season (Foto : / Beritajakarta.id)

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.

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