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  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) held a ground breaking ceremony today for a multi-billion flood-mitigation project that will cover five low-lying municipalities in Pampanga. This $80 million scheme, dubbed as the Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (IDRR-CCA), “is the realization of department’s target outputs to build disaster resilient structures […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Local government officials in the coastal areas of Bulacan and Pampanga, together with various institutions, have formed an alliance that will address flooding and rise of sea levels caused by the ill effects of climate change and global warming, the Philippine News Agency informs.  Malolos City Mayor, Christian Natividad, who was appointed as chairman of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of the Philippines, Benigno S. Aquino III, met with local leaders of Pampanga this week to discuss the flooding situation in the province and determine how the government could address the problem. Pampanga’s provincial government informed the President about recently conducted a ‘flood summit’ to raise awareness among Kapampangans about the […]

  • 22 October 2013

    His Excellency President Benigno Aquino III of the Republic of the Philippines, together with Her Excellency President Park Geun-hye of the Republic of Korea, witnessed the signing of a Loan Agreement to support the implementation of the Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Measures in the Low Lying Areas of Pampanga Bay Project. […]

  • 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, […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Benigno Aquino III on Friday highlighted some of the significant accomplishments of his administration in Pampanga under the Tuwid na daan (Straight path) battle cry. He disclosed that an end to perennial problem of flooding shall soon be realized through commencement of projects that will strengthen the dike system and slope protection to ensure […]

  • 6 September 2012

    The provincial government, together with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and concerned local government units (LGUs) have started the simultaneous dredging activities that would pave the way for the repair of the breached portions of the San Fernando-Sto. Tomas-Minalin tail dike. Governor Lilia Pineda said the diversion of water flow of Gugu […]

  • 29 August 2012

    In a bid to address the perennial flood problems in the province, Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado recently proposed the revival of the mothballed Pampanga River Control System (PRCS). The PRCS is an agency tasked by the national government to maintain and dredge the river systems in Bulacan and Pampanga. “Its about time we dredge the […]

  • 27 February 2012

      Channel excavation and dredging works in Upper and Lower Guagua Rivers and Dalan Bapor River to protect the municipalities of Guagua, Sasmuan, Lubao and other adjacent towns in Pampanga are nearing completion. In a report, the whole project is 86.92% complete with the excavation and dredging of a total of approximately 16.9 km of the […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The Provincial Board on its regular Tuesday session has approved on final reading a resolution authorizing Governor Lilia Pineda to forge an…   By Jovi T. De Leon (sunstar) [mappress] Source: sunstar, January 19, 2012;

  • 12 October 2011

    A big mountain of mud was collected by ten dredging machines which the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has absorbed from some… By FRANCO G. REGALA (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, October 12, 2011;

  • 11 October 2011

    Dredging of the heavily silted Pampanga River in central Luzon has yet to start because of still rising floodwaters in some areas, public… By Henry Omaga-Diaz (abs-cbnnews) [mappress] Source: abs-cbnnews, October 11, 2011;

  • 6 October 2011

    At least P490 million will be allotted by President Benigno Simeon S. Aquino III for the immediate dredging of Pampanga Bay and the … By FRANCO G. REGALA (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, October 6, 2011;

  • 6 October 2011

    The government cares and will never neglect you. President Benigno S. Aquino III assured this when he inspected Tarlac, Pampanga, and … By GENALYN D. KABILING and FRANCO G. REGALA (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, October 6, 2011;

  • 4 October 2011

    Pampanga Governor Lilia G. Pineda appealed to President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III for the immediate dredging of the Pampanga River and … (pampangacapitol) [mappress] Source: pampangacapitol, October 4, 2011;

  • 12 August 2011

    Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio Singson committed P10 million funds for the fuel consumption… (pampangacapitol) [mappress] Source: pampangacapitol, August 12, 2011

  • 17 September 2010

    The provincial government of Pampanga, as well as the private sector and local residents here, are urging the Department of Public Works and… (balita) [mappress] Source: balita, September 17, 2010;

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Central Luzon legislators and local officials on Friday thrown their support to an $1 million flood mitigation project which seeks to curb flooding in Pampanga and Bulacan, reports the Philippine News Agency (PNA). The meeting was presided by House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, upon receiving information that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is set […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has approved the Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol’s recommendation to start the dredging of four major rivers in the country. The dredging operations will be a stop-gap measure to avert flooding in the areas where the rivers pass through, the secretary said. He also added that, two weeks ago, […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines government is working hard in addressing the flood problems in the low-lying areas in Bulacan province by fast tracking major infrastructure projects before the onset of the typhoon season. In regard to this matter, governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado announced today that the flood control projects are now being completed, including a massive dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado on Sunday reiterated his call for the massive dredging of heavily-silted rivers in Bulacan and Pampanga to mitigate the effects of severe flooding due to climate change. The governor said most of the flooded areas in the fourth and second congressional districts of Bulacan can be attributed to the overflowing of […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The government has been pursuing massive infrastructure development in Central Luzon that aims to boost economic growth and progress in the region. The government’s infrastructure spending is a manifestation of the Aquino administration’s determined efforts to accelerate development in the region through the construction of the major roads, highways and flood control projects under the […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Regional Development Council (RDC) in Central Luzon will soon be busy revving up the engines of growth in the region. RDC chairman Bulacan Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado said that aside from giving priorities to the major projects of the national government, the council will also focus in completing major road networks and other facilities […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado lauded farmers and fisherfolk in the Bulacan province, calling them “strong” and “resilient” despite the challenges poised by the ill effects of global warming and climate change. “The role of our farmers and fishermen is indeed vital to our lives. If there is wealth that our country could be proud of, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The local government has readied a massive flood control mechanism so as not to have a repeat of the worst floods that it experienced the past two successive years, the Balanga City mayor announced Monday. Mayor Jose Enrique Garcia III admitted it would be a gigantic undertaking but it could be made possible if the […]