The Pool Strategy to Stop Flooding in Jakarta
Jakarta’s perennial flooding problem will be controlled using a system of massive water containment. Infiltration wells are deemed unsuitable for the soil characteristics of the city.
ORIGINALLY planned to be completed by the end of this year, the dry dam construction in Sukamahi Village, Megamendung District, Bogor Regency, West Java, is currently still ongoing. The resevoir, meant to mitigate Jakarta’s perennial flooding problems, has been under construction since December 2, 2016. “The Sukamahi Dam construction is now focused on embankment work, with progress at 98.30 percent,” said the Director of Da...
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Jakarta Flooding Infiltration Wells