Saturday ( 19/04/2014 ) afternoon , the scene suddenly inundated by flood water waist-deep Kali Grogol adults . Hundreds of vehicles buffeted by strong currents of water that overflowed so the roads were cut off . " The pump terlamblat keep coming because of sudden events . They receive a call alert baseball , " said Head Grogol Petamburan Deni Ramdani , Sunday ( 04/20/2014 ) .
Puddles occurred on Saturday from 15:00 until 20:00 . Hundreds of drivers who were heading Citraland Mall , Central Park , and Mal Taman Anggrek stuck in traffic . Water also entered into their car . The line extends bus passengers in some bus stops . Therefore , TransJakarta buses , APTB , and BKTP could not move .
Chief of Unit Turjawali West Jakarta Metro Police Assistant Commissioner Admoko Day said , the water overflowed because pump machines in time Grogol not work . " The water from inundating the road embankment . If the pump does not work , yes , like this happens , " he said .
Water pump operators in Jalan Kyai Tapa , Nanda , explains , when inundation occurs , the engine pumps rely on electricity that could not work because of power outages .
" Ideally accompanied pump engine generator set , " said Nanda . He has not seen the benefits exalt dikes and ponds in Kali Grogol .
" In fact the same, tuh . No better than before the elevation of dikes and reservoirs built , " said Nanda .
He went on to explain , there are three water pumps each with a capacity of 2,500 liters per second . The presence of three water pumps have not been able to restore flood water on the way to Kali Grogol .
Head of West Jakarta Water Management Public Works Pamuji contacted many times does not answer his cell . He was the initiator and executor of the dike elevation at 1.5 meters along 400 meters . He also is building a temporary pools as deep as 2-3 meters with a width of 3 meters x 6 meters . Elevation of dikes and ponds was completed in March.
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Maintenance Section Head of West Jakarta Sub-dept Amir Pangaribuan Nanda also refuted suggestions . " Not because of the elevation of the embankment and construction of ponds that are not effective , but because of the strong rainfall and long , " he said .