water quality - updates

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Drinking water with invisible contaminants poses health risks – experts

Jun 30, 2020 - 2:28 PM

Support your immune system by drinking clean and safe water

Informal settlers along El Nido coast to be relocated – DENR

Mar 24, 2018 - 2:40 PM

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources says the local government has issued a final notice to vacate to 24 families residing along Corong Corong beach

EL NIDO COASTLINE. El Nido town in Palawan. Photo from Philippine Fly Boy/Wikimedia Commons

Local gov't seeks end to flooding problem in El Nido

Jul 26, 2017 - 4:58 PM

Officials of the tourist town have to hurdle an obstacle to their planned storm drainage system – convincing owners of residential homes tourist inns and business establishments to observe the setback required by law

FLOODING. Some areas in the famous tourist town of El Nido is prone to flooding. Photo by Keith Anthony Fabro/Rappler

Gov't to crack down on water-polluting Boracay resorts

May 04, 2015 - 3:58 PM

In some parts of the popular tourist island water pollution levels are already 50 times above the level deemed safe for swimming

TURNING GREEN. This photo taken during the 2015 Labor Day weekend celebration shows Boracay's main beach teeming with green algae, an indicator of high water pollution. Photo by Ken Pessumal

Yearend target: Relocation of 20,000 Manila families

Oct 25, 2013 - 3:23 PM

Informal settler families living on top of waterways leading to Manila Bay will be relocated by the end of 2013

AT RISK. Informal settler families living on top of waterways are the most vulnerable to floods, earthquakes and disease aside from being major pollutants of the waterways, says the DILG

Watch out for leaking pipes, prevent water contamination--DOH

Jun 12, 2012 - 4:51 PM

Risk of water contamination is higher during the rainy season as pipes usually get submerged in floodwaters the health department warns