Kotaagung - Tanggamus [October 16th, 2013]
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"River Normalization is done to avoid disastrous flood from happening, " said Chief BPBDs Tanggamus Burdani , SH after accompanying the Regent Bambang Kurniawan to view the physical condition of Way Belu yesterday ( 15/10 ) .
According to him , the length of Way Belu river to be normalized is estimated to be 200 meters . '' BPBD together with Department of Public Works shall learn the plan more quickly , " he added. .Starting this week the agency in charge is to study and analyze the normalization plan . The team is to dig out the sediment in the river bed to make the river flow smoothly back into the Gulf Semaka , " he explained .
Head West Kotaagung Firdaus , S.Pd. said that residents are looking forward to Tanjungagung river being back to normal fearing that when the flood strikes back , it will destroy settlement areas . The flood that occurred on Saturday ( 14/9 ) resulted in hundreds of homes and fields in a number of villages in the District of West Kotaagung and Wonosobo being flooded as a result of Heavy rain causing the damn in Way Belu to break down.
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