As many as 4,000 personnel of Jakarta Environment Agency have been alerted in waste-prone locations that can trigger blockages.
" We will do fast handling"
"We will do fast handling. If there is a need, we will send more personnel and fleets to that location. We are on standby for 24 hours," expressed Jakarta Environment Agency Head, Andono Warih, Wednesday (10/9).
His side also alerted the waste handling fleet consisting of 44 pick-up cars, 50 dump trucks, five excavators type spider, six long-arm excavators, 20 general excavators and one excavator type liebherr crane plus 23 mobilization officers and 12 mechanics.
"Among waste-prone locations are Manggarai Sluice Gate and Season City West Flood Canal (BKB)," he explained.
He added the personnel and fleets will be on standby for 24 hours at the Ciliwung River Bridge in Kampung Melayu to anticipate the flash piles of waste.
"Alhamdulillah, thus far, these locations are still conducive but we remain alert," he stressed.