construction/extension of flood control structure along
Mapula river protecting Mapula bridge and Biliran circum
road, Biliran, Biliran Province is 100% completed as of July
31, 2018. This project is in contract with YOYEN
Enterprises. The completed project will prevent flooding on
the said area protecting not only the bridge but the
surrounding agricultural lands.
completes 13 flood control projects in Biliran
August 15, 2018
NAVAL, Biliran –
Following the department’s new approved plans and specifications for
flood mitigation structures, District Engineer David P. Adongay Jr.
assures quality implementation for completed flood control projects
The Department of Public
Works and Highways (DPWH) Biliran District Engineering Office (BDEO)
has a total of 18 flood control projects this year amounting to
P371.5M under the Flood Management Program.
Out of the 18 flood
control projects, the district office has completed 13 and eyeing
for the completion of 5 more for the next two months.
According to Adongay, the
previous design of flood control is no longer the same as the design
of the district office at present.
“We have already an
additional reinforcing bars on the revetment side designed to
protect from flooding,” said Adongay.
Recalling tropical storm
Urduja last year that badly hit almost the entire province, Adongay
said that district’s new design of flood control projects have
withstand against major flooding.
“Based on our experience,
yung mga bagong design hindi nasira nung Urdjua, pero depende rin sa
river at lugar kasi merong lugar na binaha pero walang kasamang
debris,” Adongay explained.
Adongay further added that
the goal of these flood control projects is to ensure safe
environment through these facilities, leading economic growth
towards poverty reduction.
“As regards the completed
flood control projects in the province, these are important
infrastructure projects to the populace and community as their lives
and properties are protected against major floods,” said Adongay.
The completed flood
control projects are located along the rivers of Bagongbong in
Almeria, Busali and Santol in the Municipality of Biliran, Esperanza
in Cabucgayan, Mainit, Mapula and Kaulangohan in Caibiran, Bool in
Culaba, Madao, Tucdao and Ungali in Kawayan, Banlas in Maripipi, and
Anas in Naval, the capital town.