Floating Pump Alerted to Handle Inundation in N. Jakarta

Reporter : Budhi Firmansyah Surapati | Editor : Maria Inggita | December 17, 04:06 PM 16:06 WIB | Dibaca 289 kali
Floating Pump Alerted to Handle Inundation in N. Jakarta (Foto : Budhi Firmansyah Surapati / Beritajakarta.id)

North Jakarta SDA Sub-dept. is preparing water master floating pumps to anticipate inundation on the road during rainy season.

" This year we have a new pump. Last week we checked it and it could operate well"

North Jakarta SDA Sub-dept. Head, Santo explained, water master pump that can float in shallow waters would be used on roads that are prone to inundation. 

"This year we have a new pump. Last week we checked it and it could operate well," he conveyed, Monday (12/17). 

According to him, next year his side plans to add more pumps and place it in each sub-district.  

North Jakarta SDA Sub-dept.'s Maintenance Section Head, Abu Bakar stated, it has suction pump in the bottom and drain hose at the top of the tool. Later on, inundation water will be drained and moved into river or drainage using hose. 

"It has capacity 50 liters per second and it can be operated to drain inundation with at least five centimeters high," he added.

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