August 10, 2022

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 8 presented the Proposed Rehabilitation Plan of Panilahan River to LGU-Ormoc City in a meeting with LGU-Ormoc City and LGU-Albuera, Leyte on August 8, 2022.

The proposed rehabilitation plan was presented by Engr. Jolame Decena, who presented the details of the rehabilitation plan crafted by MGB-08 particularly, the area coverage of the rehabilitation project and the establishment of a new river channel to confine the flow of water, among others.

Both LGU-Ormoc, City and Albuera, Leyte agreed to the proposed rehabilitation plan subject to river profiling of Panilahan River for a more comprehensive rehabilitation plan.

Other agreements during the meeting include the creation of a technical working group that will spearhead the crafting of a comprehensive rehabilitation plan to be headed by the City ENRO. The hiring of a DPWH accredited third party supplier to do the topographic survey to have baseline information of the river was likewise agreed.

City Mayor Lucy Torres-Gomez appreciated the effort and support of the MGB-08 in coming up with the proposed Rehabilitation Plan for Panilahan River.

Photos during meeting on the presentation of the Proposed Rehabilitation Plan of Panilahan River on August 8, 2022