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3 Luzon dams open gates amid rains from ‘Odette’

Ambuklao Dam in Bokod town of Benguet. EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Three major dams in Luzon opened their gates amid rains caused by tropical storm Odette (international name Usagi) and the southwest monsoon.

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

3 dams continue to release water

Flooding has affected these residents in Paliwas Steet, Barangay Maysantol in Bulakan town in  Bulacan province. Photo by Carmela Reyes-Estrope

Three dams have kept their gates open as they continued to release water amid heavy rains spawned by the storm-enhanced southwest monsoon.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

NIA starts cloud seeding over Magat Dam

The government has started cloud seeding operations over the watershed serving Magat Dam, hoping to mitigate the impact of the El Niño phenomenon this year, the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) said this week.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Nearing spilling levels, Luzon dams open gates


Dams in Luzon continued to open their gates Wednesday as it neared its spilling levels from rains brought by tropical storm Marce and the southwest monsoon.

Posted: October 3rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binga, Magat dams keep gates open to release excess water


Two dams in Luzon continued to keep their gates open to let out excess water from rains brought by typhoon “Karen” and the southwest monsoon, the state weather bureau said Tuesday.

Posted: September 18th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Napocor: Don’t blame dams

People in Pangasinan have been blaming the floods in some towns in the province on the release of water from San Roque Dam as Typhoon “Gener” passed through in late July and the southwest monsoon dumped rains for three days earlier this week.

Posted: August 11th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

NDRRMC: 5 dams nearing spilling level


Local government units were alerted Sunday as dams neared their spilling levels following rains brought by southwest monsoon and tropical storm Gener.

Posted: July 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Dam execs blamed for Cagayan, Isabela floods


BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya— A former governor of Cagayan has blamed officials of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) for the massive floods that submerged wide areas in northern Isabela and Cagayan following the onslaught of Typhoons “Pedring” and “Quiel” last month. In a statement, former Gov. Edgar Lara said managers of Magat Dam in Ramon, Isabela, [...]

Posted: October 24th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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