The study area consists of Taman Pinang, Taman Mangga, Taman Sentul and
Taman Sentul Jaya which are situated in Seberang Perai Tengah district. The
study area is located near Parit No. 5 and the area is affected by the tidal
influence. The flood prone areas in the study area concentrated in the west
of Federal Route 1 and its surrounding areas. Due to rapid development and
lack of improvements for the existing drainage infrastructure, parts of the
study area are affected by high tide and flash flood. The duration of
flooding is short and it usually occurs in the month of May and November.
The flooding problem in the study area are caused by inadequacy of existing
drainage system and tidal effect. Moreover, the level of construction
platform is lower than the desirable platform levels.
project is categorised into two phases of services:
The proposed implementation programme consists of two categories, which are
the construction of pumping station and upgrading internal drainage system.
The constructions of new drains and pump houses were completed in 31st