South Jakarta Water Resources (SDA) Sub-agency is currently dredging mud from Cideng River, Setiabudi.
We also deploy 8 heavy trucks and dump trucks to transport mud
South Jakarta SDA Sub-agency Head, Mustajab mentioned, Cideng River normalization work is carried out along 510 meters from Epicentrum Kuningan Building until KPK Building, on Jalan H.R. Rasuna Said.
"Dredging is carried out to normalize the river due to silting," he stated, Tuesday (6/1).
Normalization work on river with width 11 meters and 3 meters high retaning wall has been carried out since May 6, by deploying one amphibious unit and one long arm unit.
"We also deploy 8 heavy trucks and dump trucks to transport mud," he added.
Currently, normalization work progress has reached 300 meters. It is targeted to be completed by mid-June.
"Its purpose is to increase Cideng River capacity and facilitate water flow to West Flood Canal (KBB)," he said.