IndonesiaJakarta will enter the rainy season this month, and the local government is preparing for the possible consequences of the rainy season.floodAs part of the preparations, apart from ordering a ban on the use of groundwater to prevent continued land subsidence and flooding, cleaning of rivers has also been started and special teams have been formed to remove garbage and sediment from the river bed. Have gone. ,
The Jakarta Post reported today that as Jakarta will enter the rainy season this month, the Jakarta provincial government has started preparing for possible floods and has appointed a special team to launch a campaign called “Bakti Kita Untuk” (Service to Jakarta). Have formed. Jakarta ) mobilized 600 residents for a massive river cleanup today and tomorrow.
Jakarta’s acting governor Heru Budi Hartono called on all residents to carry out similar activities in their communities. He also said that floods can be prevented by cleaning drains and rivers. “Facing the rainy season, all Jakarta residents should cooperate with each other.” spirit, and together clean up our respective communities.”
“Tempo” reported that when Hailu inspected the river bank yesterday, he decided to reduce the issuance of building permits for high-rise buildings and issued regulations prohibiting the use of groundwater to prevent land subsidence . He said that one of the main causes of severe floods in Jakarta is landslides.
“The main cause of flooding is subsidence, so we will definitely ask developers not to use groundwater,” Helu said.
“Jakarta cannot be avoided,” he saidfloodFlooding continues due to land subsidence”. Hruzen said the ground in Jakarta was sinking at a rate of 12 to 18 centimeters per year.
Heru further explained that flooding in Jakarta is possible when rainfall in Jakarta exceeds 100 millimeters in a single day, or when floodwaters flow into Jakarta from neighboring areas.
To prevent flooding, the Jakarta Provincial Government is also building dams and preparing pumps in some flood-prone areas.
The Indonesian Bureau of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) said Jakarta will enter the rainy season this month and reach its peak in January and February next year.