Sumbangtimun Village and Kandangan Village, in the lower part of Bengawan Solo River, are regularly flooded almost every year. These flood prone area are situated in the river meander with low natural levee. Losses due to flood damage were estimated to reach 2.5 billion rupiah in the year 2007/2008 with the greatest losses from agricultural sector. These losses were caused by flooding that comes early before the harvest time. Surround dike to prevent flood inundation is recommended by the river authority.