REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk won a contract to construct two irrigation network projects worth IDR 612 billion. The first project is the construction of the Pidie Regency Rukoh Dam Guidance Building (MYC) worth IDR 221 billion.
The Company’s SVP Corporate Secretary Ermy Puspa Yunita explained that the construction of the Pidie Regency Rukoh Dam Guidance Building (MYC) is expected to be a supply channel of 12.00-16.00 cubic meters per second to the Rukoh Dam reservoir.
“Previously Waskita also worked on the Rukoh Dam project which is targeted for completion in mid-2024,” said Ermy in his statement, Wednesday (6/12/2023).
It is hoped that the Rukoh Dam Directing Building Project can become a support as an irrigation channel for the Rukoh Dam which will later be useful as a source of irrigation for agricultural irrigation and flood control.
The Pidie Regency (MYC) Advanced Rukoh Dam Steering Building Project is located in Blang Rikui Village and Panton Bunot Village, Tiro Truseb District, Pidie Regency, Aceh Province. The main scope of Waskita’s work includes work on the Suplesi Channel which leads to the Rukoh Dam, which has a channel length of 3,350 meters, a width of five meters and a depth of 2.27 meters.
Apart from that, Waskita is also working on the Gutter Building and Access Road to the Suplesi Channel. The construction contract, which uses APBN funds for 2023-2024, requires 450 days of work and will be completed in March 2025.
Still from Water Resources, previously the Company had also won a tender to work on the Belitang Lempuing Irrigation Network Package 2, South Sumatra worth IDR 391 billion. This project is also expected to increase agricultural production, especially in the East Ogan Komering Ulu and Ogan Komering Ilir districts by increasing adequate irrigation and drainage facilities.
The Belitang and Lempuing irrigation canals will be carried out as a joint operation by Waskita and PT Basuki Rahmanta Putra (BRP) with a portion of 60 percent for Waskita and 40 percent for BRP. This project was carried out for 1,095 days and will be completed at the end of 2026.
The Belitang Lempuing Peket 2 irrigation project has a canal covering an area of 8500 hectares. During construction, the project team plans to carry out digitalization innovations through the application of Building Information Modeling (BIM) up to 7D. The company also always encourages development green construction in every project undertaken.
Application green construction This is one of the Company’s efforts to increase and protect ecosystem diversity, improve air quality, reduce waste and conserve natural resources. This is a form of the Company’s commitment to sustainable construction for sustainability, greening and saving the environment and natural ecosystems.
“Thank God, until now the Company is still trusted by the Government to work on these two natural resource projects. Of course, Waskita will maintain this trust by showing its capabilities and mobilizing all its potential so that the projects are completed on time and with the right quality,” said Ermy.
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