Channel on Jalan Raya Plumpang Semper Drained

Reporter : Budhi Firmansyah Surapati | Editor : Nugroho Adibrata | September 14, 2018 04:29 PM | Hits 171
(Foto : Budhi Firmansyah Surapati / Beritajakarta.id)

A 500-meter long water channel on Jalan Raya Plumpang Semper, precisely from Simpang Lima Semper until Community Hall or locally known as Balai Rakyat, Tugu Selatan Urban Village, Koja began to be drained.

" It aims to anticipate inundation on Jalan Raya Plumpang Semper, especially around PMI office in North Jakarta"

North Jakarta Water Resources Sub-dept.'s Maintenance Taskforces Coordinator, Maulana stated that it has been done since September 1 and is targeted to be finished two weeks ahead.

"It aims to anticipate inundation on Jalan Raya Plumpang Semper, especially around PMI office in North Jakarta," he stated, Friday (9/14).

Every day his side is deploying 45 workers to the location. Along two weeks, they managed to transport 80 cubic meters of mud. 

"From 1.5 meters deep of mud, it becomes 60 centimeters now," he said.