Jagir Dam Wonokromo
Nowadays, Wonokromo has differed. Wonokromo will become a legend in civilization dynamics of Surabaya city. For Surabaya society, Wonokromo has histories - psychologies meaning and monumental social cultural urban character. Wonokromo and Sawunggaling is development Centrum of metropolitan ‘"Surabaya tempo doeloe" (Surabaya in the past) act. Song "... Semanggi Suroboyo... Lontong Balap Wonokromo..." be the eternity hymn symbolizing how the importance of Wonokromo for Suroboyo people. But, what's going on in Wonokromo cosmos?
In Wonokromo, is residence various element typical of public Surabaya. Wonokromo face, present Surabaya Zoo (KBS), Joyoboyo Terminal, Wonokromo Market, Jagir Dam, and Railway station (KA) Wonokromo.
Jagir Dam Building ought to be made as tourism asset, which can deliver state's stock exchange. The historical value of this dam can be promoted to the domestic tourists and also foreign countries especially Dutch that has relationship in the past period. Though, the travelers (especially from Dutch) who visit Surabaya are wonder to show all dams in Surabaya, include of Jagir Dam. Does the Government Town Organizer of Surabaya (Pemkot) have been so busy? So they have no time again to make up the potency in Jagir?
The efforts that make up Wonokromo bring continuation implication in Kali Wonokromo sweeping form and Kalimas in total. Jagir Dam can be made the initial bollard of water tourism from South Surabaya area. Water tourism of course require boats respect and clean and conducive for the tourist alongside the river stream.
From this Jagir Dam the tourist is promised able to trace ("transparency") river stream in east area: Jagir Wonokromo, Panjang Jiwo, Kedung Baruk, Wonorejo Rungkut, Wonorejo Tambak, up to Madura Strait. To west, the tourist can trace Pulo Wonokromo, Gunungsari, Karah, come up with Karang Pilang Barat. To north side, the tourist can explore Ngagel, Dinoyo, Keputran, Kayun, Ketabang, Peneleh, Red Bridge, and end in Tanjung Perak (Madura Strait).
When those things become true? Surabaya really earning like Paris who has Seine River (Croisiere sur lanthanum Seine) what fascinate, and Surabaya city of course have that one. But, why it’s made as garbage than Tourism Park? Who is wrong? We all are Surabaya people that shouldering the sin of this ecology.
Arrange Wonokromo must be based on geographical condition and it sociologies value. Wonokromo earned "jiggered" as depicted by John Eade (1997): to project a town that enter to network of living the global city which according to Peter Hall (1998) knitted cities of tomorrow context.