Jakarta Acting Secretary (Plt), Sri Haryati monitored Gerebek Lumpur activity in Wijaya Kusuma Urban Village, Grogol Petamburan, on Sunday (9/27).
" Stilling basin is made to anticipate inundation that often occur when heavy rain falls"
On this occasion, her side was accompanied by West Jakarta Mayor, Uus Kuswanto and Vice Mayor, Yani Wahyu Purwoko, to monitor stilling basin construction on Jalan Pangeran Tubagus Angke.
According to her, this construction involved several parties such as Water Resources (SDA) Sub-agency, Bina Marga Sub-agency, Environment Sub-agency, as well as local urban village and sub-district heads.
"Stilling basin is made to anticipate inundation that often occur when heavy rain falls," she explained.
Not only stilling basin construction, her side also monitored mud dredging which carried out in residential areas of Jalan Wijaya Kusuma and Kali Angke.
Furthermore, Gerebek Lumpur activity in West Jakarta also carried out in Kali Pisang RW 08, Kedoya Utara, Kebon Jeruk.
"Similar activity also carried out in other municipalities to anticipate inundation when heavy rain falls," she mentioned.