The amount of rain dumped by Typhoons “Glenda” and “Henry,” and enhanced by habagat (southwest monsoon), have not helped increase the water level at Angat Dam in Bulacan province, an official of the National Power Corp. (Napocor) said on Thursday.
By Tonette Orejas
Metro Manila’s water allocation from Angat Dam in Bulacan province will remain at 42 cubic meters per second (cms) until May 21 when heads of government agencies concerned will decide whether or not to reduce the amount, a National Power Corp. (Napocor) official said on Tuesday.
Like the prophet Elijah who earnestly prayed for rain and, after seven tries, heard a rainstorm coming, modern-day “wonder workers” are knocking on heaven’s door for rain in abundance.
By Germelina Lacorte
The Davao Light and Power Company has announced a four to six-hour brownouts in the city and other areas covered by its franchise, following failure by the National Power Corp. (Napocor) to meet its supply contract because of the critical condition of the Agus and Pulangi hydropower plants.
Officials of the National Power Corp. (NPC) have allayed fears of a breakout of Angat Dam in Bulacan province, saying the facility has no crack and is resistant to damage from earthquakes.