JAKARTA - The government has planned to build a Rp 800 billion (67million euro) dam named Bendung Gerak Sembayat in Bengawan Solo river, located between Lamongan and Gresik of East Java, says a minister. Djoko said the dam would be built immediately to counter floods during rainy season.
"The proposal plan of the dam construction has been approved," Public Works Minister Djoko Kirmanto said Tuesday during his visit to Lamongan. He added that however the plan had been approved, allocation of funds was not completed yet. Kirmanto added that he would look for foreign investors to construct the dam.