Channel Dredging on Jalan H. Muchtar Raya Joglo will Be Completed in Two Weeks

Sabtu, 20 November 2021 19:07 TP Moan Simanjuntak Maria Inggita 83

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West Jakarta Water Resources (SDA) Sub-agency dredged water channel on Jalan H. Muchtar Raya, RT 09/08, Joglo Urban Village, Kembangan. Dredging was carried out to optimize channel's function thus it could minimize inundation.

Dredging work is still ongoing

West Jakarta SDA Sub-agency Head, Purwanti mentioned, 8 Kembangan SDA Unit personnel were deployed to dredge the channel. It was carried out to follow up complaints from residents who complained about mud sedimentation that made it silting.

"Dredging is carried out manually using hoe and putting the mud into sacks," she said, Saturday (11/20).

According to her, the channel that has length of 100 meters, width of 80 meters, and height of 100 meters has been dredged since Friday (11/19).

"Dredging work is still ongoing. It is targeted to be completed in the next two weeks," she explained.