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  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Philippines Government’s Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has deployed a multi-purpose amphibious dredger (MPAD) to clear water hyacinths along Rio Grande de Mindanao in Cotabato City.  The rapid proliferation of water hyacinths clogged the waterway and severely damage facilities protecting riverwalls and bridges in some areas of the ARMM and Central Mindanao […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) today officially started the Manila Bay dredging operations – from the Manila Yacht Club breakwater to the United States Embassy in Manila. Under the project, approximately 225,000m³ of silt is set to be removed from the mentioned areas, the Philippine News Agency (PNA) reported today. […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways, through the Cagayan Third District Engineering Office (DPWH-CTDEO), has completed the construction of flood control system along Pinacanuan River in Bagumbayan, the Philippines. District Engineer, Danilo U. Tabilas, said that they had allocated funding for the construction of a river control system for the section of the river […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nine flood control structures with a total funding of $3.2 million will be completed this month, the provincial chief of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) field office reports. Southern Leyte District Engineering Office (SLDEO) chief Ma. Margarita Junia said that they have been expediting the construction of embankments along riverbanks and coastlines in […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Secretary of Public Works and Highways of the Philippines (DPWH), Mark Villar, today ordered the de-silting and clearing of the Pampanga River and improvement of its water-catching capacity. According to the latest Philippine News Agency’s (PNA) announcement, Mr. Villar visited the province to inspect the Mexico spillway and assess the effectiveness of the structure in the […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently kicked off work on a major flood control system which is seen to alleviate the problem of overflowing and erosion along Subang Daku River in Southern Leyte. DPWH Region 8 Director Edgar Tabacon said that the project development along the largest […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aquamec Ltd., a Finland based developer and manufacturer of the Watermaster multipurpose machines, has released a very interesting paper on flood fighting activities in the Philippines. The paper focuses on flood prevention efforts of the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). DPWH – responsible for providing and managing quality infrastructure facilities and services for […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Department on Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be pursuing flood mitigation projects in Northern Mindanao, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) reports. Massive flooding along Butuan-Cagayan-Iligan Road (BCIR) occurred on January 16 due to two weather disturbances, low pressure area (LPA) and tail-end of a cold front, affecting 1.345 families or 5.625 individuals in the […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) targets to reduce the damage brought by perennial flooding in southern Pampanga through the implementation of the Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (IDRR-CCA) Measures in Low Lying Areas of Pampanga Bay Project. A total of eight deteriorated sluice gates are set to be repaired and […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the rehabilitation of a mega flood-control structure that is seen to boost agricultural productivity of Leyte farmers especially during rainy season. Agricultural lands, particularly those from Baybay City, are now protected against flood damages, with the completion of the rehabilitation and improvement of Dungcaan River […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed 96 structural and non-structural flood-mitigating projects for National Capital Region (NCR) and Regions 3 and 4A. DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that the completed projects are part of the Priority High-Impact Flood Control Projects for Metro Manila and its neighboring regions in the Flood […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Considering the importance of local waterways, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Rogelio L. Singson issued Department Order No. 139, Series of 2014 setting the guidelines on all river dredging activities for flood-control projects and quarrying purposes. “We have to implement our flood-control projects in a way that we can achieve positive impact and […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    As government authorities prepare for the possible severe effects of typhoon “Ruby” in many areas of the Visayas this weekend, the Department of Public Works and Highways in Western Visayas (DPWH Region 6) has reassured a jittery populace that the multibillion-peso, 4.75-kilometer-long Jaro Floodway of the Iloilo Flood Control Project will be up to the […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways last Friday released a statement regarding recent allegations that the DPWH has issued dredging permits to the 13 sea vessels doing offshore dredging or mining activities in the vicinity of Puro, Caoayan, Ilocos Sur. According to Secretary of Public Works and Highways, Mr. Rogelio Singson, “the Department […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Dredging of the shallow rivers in Dagupan is about to begin. This was bared by City Engineer Virginia Rosario when she made a report during an executive meeting called Monday afternoon by Mayor Belen Fernandez. Rosario said the DPWH will deploy three dredging machines in Dagupan, two of which are now in the Dagupan while […]

  • 18 March 2014

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will initially allot some P400 million for the implementation of the massive dredging projects in province. The move aims to solve the perennial flooding problems, particularly in the northern part of the province, as caused by heavily silted waterways. DPWH 1st district engineer Wilfredo S. Mallari said […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake immediate river dredging works as solution to perennial and apparently worsening flooding problem in the affected areas of Kalaklan river in Zambales. DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson ordered Region 3 Director Antonio V. Molano Jr. to prepare the necessary programs of work for the needed […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The national government is set to implement multi-million worth of projects that could help alleviate flooding in areas around the Mindanao River Basin (MRB), particularly in Cotabato City and the provinces of Maguindanao, North Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat. The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) told Philippine Information Agency 12 in a statement that Department of Public […]

  • 27 May 2013

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the repair of the damaged portions of the San Fernando-Sto. Tomas-Minalin tail dike in Pampanga. “Considered as the last line of defense against inundations during heavy rains, some 96 meters wide of the breached section of the tail dike specifically along Sto. Tomas-San Fernando areas, […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Department of Public Works and Highways have already submitted a proposal on the dredging of the Marilao-Meycauayan-Obanso River System (MMORS). DPWH-Region III director Antonio Molano, Jr. said that they have already submitted a P1.9-billion proposal to dredge the MMORS which would span about 43 kilometers and on a 30-km dike improvement to aid the […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson ordered DPWH Region 5 to complete the repair and rehabilitation of Busay-Bongalon River Control Project in Daraga, Albay soonest. The DPWH Chief issued the instruction following the reported occurrence of flooding along Culliat Section of Daang Maharlika caused by the direct flowing of water from Busay-Bongalon river […]

  • 25 October 2011

    An official of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) tagged the frequent overflow of water from the already heavily silted Pant… (phl) [mappress] Source: phl, October 25, 2011

  • 22 July 2011

    The Department of Public Works and Highways said on Thursday said that the agency is now pushing for the implementation of various projects… (manilatimes) [mappress] Source: manilatimes, July 22, 2011;

  • 23 June 2011

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has mobilized its emergency response team to assist in the ongoing efforts to declog… (balita) [mappress] Source: balita, June 23, 2011

  • 7 March 2011

    In a bid to safeguard life, health, property, and public welfare consistent with the principles of environmental management and control… By Vency D. Bulayungan (pia) [mappress] Source: pia, March 7, 2011  

  • 24 February 2011

    The City Engineer’s office is confident that the flooding problem in the city will soon be addressed by the city government of Tacloban…   (leytesamardaily) [mappress] Source: leytesamardaily, February 24, 2011;