Malinao LGU requests Quinale River dredging

The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Malinao has requested the Provincial Composite Lahar Management Committee to approve its request for proper dredging and desilting of the Quinale River in the town.

photo courtesy of LLorejo, Albay PIO, AJ

Though Resolution No. 13 s. 2024, the LGU coursed its request through the Provincial Engineering Office, as requested by LGU Malinao and passed for approval by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan ng Albay.

Said request, to be done along a portion of Purok 9 in Baranagay Estancia, was made to prevent of flash flood that caused extreme damages to residential houses, rice farms, farm-to-market roads, bridges and other infrastructure – both economic and agricultural projects in the barangay,” said Albay Provincial Information Office.

The MTG’s unanimous approval was solidified due to the potential dangers and damages to infrastructural and economical aspects of Barangay Estancia in case of natural calamities in the future.