Along January - August, as many as 15,796 trees alongside artery roads, protocol roads, parks and residential areas across 10 sub-districts were pruned by officers of South Jakarta Park and Urban Forest Sub-agency, on Wednesday (9/9).
" It is carried out to anticipate fallen trees when rain accompanied with strong wind pours"
"It is carried out to anticipate fallen trees when rain accompanied with strong wind pours," expressed South Jakarta Park and Urban Forest Sub-agency Head, Winarto.
Of 15,796 trees, he stated, 1,079 of them were in Cilandak Sub-district, 1,223 were in Jagakarsa Sub-district, 999 were in Kebayoran Baru Sub-district, 1,139 were in Kebayoran Lama Sub-district and 838 were in Mampang Prapatan Sub-district.
Then 1,195 were in Pancoran Sub-district, 1,501 were in Pasar Minggu Sub-district, 1,049 were in Pesanggrahan Sub-district, 1,140 were in Setiabudi Sub-district and 1,098 were in Tebet Sub-district. In detailed, around 2,137 trees were pruned by the buser team and 2,398 were the park team.
"Hopefully it can create a sense of safe and comfortable to residents and motorists," he hoped.