N. Jakarta SDA Builds Emergency Dike to Handle Coastal Flood

Reporter : Budhi Firmansyah Surapati | Editor : Maria Inggita | November 29, 2018 09:53 AM | Hits 107
(Foto : Budhi Firmansyah Surapati / Beritajakarta.id)

North Jakarta Water Resources (SDA) Sub-dept. builds emergency dike from 1,600 sand-filled sacks to hold water caused by coastal flood near Muara Angke Port, Pluit Urban Village, Penjaringan. Those sacks are placed around damaged parts of the main dike.

" We deploy 50 personnel since yesterday to build an emergency dike"

North Jakarta SDA Sub-dept. Head, Santo explained, the area was inundated around 2-3 days ago because dike was damaged. When there is a high tide, water flows to land through the holes.

"We deploy 50 personnel since yesterday to build an emergency dike using sand sacks to hold water around the location," he said, Wednesday (11/28).

Besides build an emergency dike, his party also deploy one alco pump to move water into the sea.

He asserted, this emergency dike will not be dismantled until rainy season is over.

"There is no inundation because we have moved the water today," he stated.