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Ipo and Bustos Dams still releasing water

‘Falcon’ slightly raises Angat Dam water

CITY OF MALOLOS — Typhoon Falcon and Southwest Monsoon or Habagat rains slightly raised the water elevation of Angat Dam on Tuesday morning (Aug. 1).

Records from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office of Bulacan showed that Angat Dam’s water level Tuesday morning was at 195.88 meters compared to its previous day 195.05 meters.

The dam provides potable water supply to Metro Manila residents and irrigation supply to Bulacan and parts of Pampanga’s rice lands.

Meanwhile, Josephine Salazar, National Irrigation Administration regional director for Central Luzon said that Ipo and Bustos Dams were still discharging water as of 8 on Tuesday.

Ipo Dam was still releasing a total of 34.70 cubic meters per second (CMS) of water while Bustos Dam was discharging a total of 80 CMS from its Sluice Gates 1,2 and 3 that were raised at one meter each, Salazar added. (UnliNews Online)

Manny D. Balbin
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Emmanuel "Manny" Dineros Balbin, founder and editor-in-chief of UNLINEWS ONLINE and UNLINEWS Digital Newspaper, is a former seminarian of Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) in Notre Dame University Seminary in Cotabato City. Graduated college with Philosophy and Political Science courses at the University of Santo Tomas, Legazpi City. A former Journal Group of Publication (People's Journal, People's Tonight, Taliba & Women's Journal) staffer for 17 years. Before, he simultaneously contributed news articles to 3 local newspapers in Bulacan (NewsCore, MetroNews & NewsWatcher). He is the founder and the former editor-in-chief of RONDA Balita, both in weekly newspaper and online news. A former Kabayan provincial reporter, 2010 Bulacan election correspondent by Rappler and presently, a stringer of Philippine News Agency (PNA) Bulacan.
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