This Saturday (9/1), joint personnel control 16 buildings located above water channel along Jl. Raya Cakung Cilincing, Semper Barat, Cilincing, North Jakarta.
" They admitted that they have violated the rules and they accept the controlling"
Semper Barat Urban Village Head, Bernard Sihotang said, those buildings are controlled because it disrupts water channel's function.
"Previously, we have warned the owners. They admitted that they have violated the rules and they accept the controlling," he conveyed.
He explained, water can't flow optimally to Dewa Ruci pump house since those buildings are built above the channel. It makes Kebun Baru settlement becomes prone to flood in rainy season.
After controlling the area, his side and local residents clean up the area. Next, SDA side will finish the work by dredging mud from the channel.
"We will also plant some trees in there," he stated.