JAKARTA – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan said, Kali Item in front of Wisma Athlete, Kemayoran, the condition is so bad that it must be covered with black cloth. He called his condition was chronic.
I have instructed that, after I discuss with some experts, one way is to reduce the evaporation process from the river.The evaporation is with a cover cloth, “said Anies at City Hall, Friday (20/7 / 2018).
According to Anies, Kali Item has for years been black. In addition, the odor that is often evaporated also become smelly pollution for the surrounding environment.
“With reduced evaporation, it is hoped that downstream from the downstream potential of the pollutants will be prevented in the existing location, less sunlight lighting, thus reducing evaporation,” he said.
Anies said a number of attempts had been made before closing the fabric. It has even curbed the tofu factories that allegedly pollute the river. After this, there will be more efforts made to reduce the odor from Kali Item.
“Next week God willing, there will be additional efforts to clean up the river, which is being prepared,” said Anies. Since a few days ago, Kali Item next to Wisma Athlet Kemayoran black cloth. A number of improvements have been made including the installation of hedges and the application of nano bubble technology.