Jagir Water Gate

Jagir Water Gate

Jagir Water Gate

Water Gate Dutch colonial heritage which is still used to control water flow Kali Mas, which is a fraction of the Brantas River in the city of Surabaya to be discharged into Kali Jagir.

Kali Jagir is one child Mas River and an artificial river in the Dutch colonial era which flows eastward in Surabaya. Times Jangir located along Jl. Jagir Wonokromo. Ancient times, Kali Jagir clear water, so many people also used for toilets, or just swimming. But unfortunately, due to water pollution Kali Jagir muddy color, and is currently Surabaya City Government has started a purge Kali Jagir.

In this river there is also a water gate relics of Dutch colonizers who are still used to control water flow Kali Mas, which is a fraction of the Brantas River in the city of Surabaya to be discharged into Kali Jagir. The layout of the gate right next to the Train Station Wonokromo and PDAM Surabaya. Water from Kali Jagir is also processed into water PAM and utilized to meet the water needs of the residents of Surabaya.

In Kali Jagir, there are also a wide variety of resources, including freshwater fish, the famous one of them is Iwak tendon, there are also shrimp. Every few periods (several months) once held the disposal of sludge from taps or often referred to residents as “pengglontoran” to flow Kali Jagir, usually this causes the fish, shrimp, and several types of animals other freshwater drunk, is used by local communities for got the fish without any effort, just by using the net then it will be netted fish drunk last.

If we combed Kali Jagir eastward, will we find a bridge that is known as the “Tretek Ijo”, which means the Green Bridge. The possibility of the name is taken from the color of the bridge which was painted green, because the bridge is also a bridge that was built with the bridge construction engineers army green colored (now the bridge has been demolished). According to the myth surrounding community, under the bridge, many entrenched spirits are tangible crocodiles, but white, so people named it “White Boyo”.

Kali Jagir through this, never was a character who was known as “Mr. Pesek” savior known to many people. According to the story about the one who becomes the handler Kali and Kali Mas Jagir around Wonokromo, so if there is someone who drifts in Jagir Kali and Kali Mas, he usually appointed to seek the koban. It is said that he has the ability to dive in a long time that until hours without aids, and master all the crocodiles and spirits in the river and in the search for missing persons in the river crocodile and spirits are called to help the search until it is found.

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Jagir Water Gate
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Water Gate Dutch colonial heritage which is still used to control water flow Kali Mas, which is a fraction of the Brantas River in the city of Surabaya to be discharged into Kali Jagir. Kali Jagir is one child Mas River and an artificial river in the Dutch colonial era which flows eastward in Surabaya. Times Jangir located along Jl. Jagir Wonokromo. Ancient times, Kali Jagir clear water, so many people also used for toilets, or just swimming. But unfortunately, due to water pollution Kali Jagir muddy color, and is currently Surabaya City Government has started a purge Kali Jagir.
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Bangjo Tours & Travel Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.
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