East Jakarta Mayor Muhammad Anwar, took his time to monitor the dredging progress of the Side C Reservoir at the Jakarta Garden City (JGC) Housing Complex, Cakung Timur, Cakung.
" It is also done to accommodate rainwater maximally and minimize inundation in RW 07 and 08, Cakung Timur"
In that occasion, he was accompanied by East Jakarta Vice Mayor, Hendara Hidayat; Economy and Development Assistant Kusmanto, East Jakarta Water Resources (SDA) Sub-agency Head, Santo; Cakung Sub-district Head, Ahmad Salahudin; and other officials.
He said it was conducted, as the reservoir had experienced silting, thus the depth needed to be increased up to two meters.
"It is also done to accommodate rainwater maximally and minimize inundation in RW 07 and 08, Cakung Timur," said East Jakarta Vice Mayor, Muhammad Anwar, Friday (12/11).
While, East Jakarta SDA Sub-agency's Maintenance Division Head Puryanto added, to conduct dredging, as many as seven heavy equipment had been alerted to the location. They were six units from Jakarta SDA Agency, two units type long arm and one unit type standard backhoe and one unit type amphibious from Jakarta Environment Agency.
"This work has been ongoing since one week or around five percent and is targeted to be complete by the end of this year," he said.