Further decline in Angat Dam’s water level feared

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 01:31:42 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – The water elevation level at Angat Dam dropped to 179.5 meters Monday morning and may hit 173.5 meters by the end of May, a hydrologist from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said.

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Water level at Angat Dam breaches critical mark

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2019 08:54:34 +0000

The water level in Angat Dam on Sunday dropped to 179.93 meters above sea level (masl), breaching its 180-meter minimum requirement, officials said on Sunday.

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Angat dam dips to critical low but water supply in Metro remains steady

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2019 06:32:21 +0000

THE water level in Angat dam, the main source for Metro Manila, has breached its critical low on Sunday, although the drop was not expected to affect water supply, state…READ

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Angat water level continues to drop, may reach critical low by Sunday — Pagasa

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 06:26:25 +0000

THE water level in Angat dam, the main source of water in Metro Manila, continues to decline and may reach critical low by Sunday, the state weather bureau said. As of 6 a.m….READ

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Metro Manila water woes: Years of policy logjam lead to dry taps

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 23:22:26 +0000

Metro Manila water woes: Years of policy logjam lead to dry taps

In 1979, the administration of dictator Ferdinand Marcos began planning for the construction of Laiban Dam in Tanay, Rizal province. That’s because planners were already worried about Metro Manila’s dependence on the 1960s-era Angat Dam for 95 percent of its drinking water.

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