East Jakarta Vice Mayor, Hendra Hidayat, led the ceremony about Gerebek Lumpur (mud cleanup) action at Munjul Reservoir, Jalan Wijaya Kusuma, RW 04 Munjul, Cipayung, on Monday (10/4) morning.
Gerebek Lumpur is a form of collaboration to overcome flooding in East Jakarta
It was participated by 150 joint personnel of Water Resources (SDA Task Force, Water Agency UPK, Environment (LH) Sub-agency, PPSU, Bina Marga Sub-agency, Transportation Sub-agency, as well as Parks and Urban Forest Sub-agency.
There were also SDA Agency Head, Yusmada Faizal; urban village and sub-district apparatuses, Kodim 0505/JT, Cipayung Sector Police, Cipayung Koramil, and East Jakarta Metro Resort Police.
On that occasion, the Vice Mayor said that the 5.19-hectare reservoir would be dredged with three to five meters width in a bid to stop water overflow in Cipinang Melayu, Setu, CIlangkap, Lubang Buaya and its surrounding areas.
"Gerebek Lumpur is a form of collaboration to overcome flooding in East Jakarta," he stated.
To maximize the work, a number of heavy equipment and dump trucks had been alerted at the location.
"Our focus is to clean up mud and garbage in the reservoir," he closed.