Nueva Vizcaya Supports Dredging Projects

The Provincial Government of Nueva Vizcaya is expected to pour in funds for the implementation of various flood control projects, waterways dredging and construction and improvement of bridges in the province, announced PIA.

Evaliza Agamata, provincial disaster risk reduction and management coordinator, said this will be included in the budget of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) under the Local Expenditure Program (LEP) for 2015. The funding will be sourced out from the Special Trust Fund (STF).

This  will further improve our disaster preparedness and mitigation programs against flashfloods and landslides,” she said.

The funding will cover the implementation of flood control projects along the Bambang town-barangay Salinas-barangay Pingkian Road in Kayapa town; Salinas-Tabla section in Bambang town; barangay Barat-barangay San Leonardo section in Bambang town and the barangay Comon-barangay Sta. Clara-barangay Canabuan road in Aritao town.

It will also fund the dredging of waterways along the Sta. Cruz river in Bambang town through the Barat-San Leonardo and Salinas sections’ Bintawan creek in Villaverde town through the Calaoagan-Capiddigan section and the construction and improvement of bridges such as the Wangwang bridge in Ambaguio and the San Antonio bridge in Bambang town.