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Angat Dam water level continues to drop Friday, July 12

/ 07:52 AM July 12, 2019
Angat Dam level up slightly, but no reason yet to rejoice

STILL FAR FROM RELIEF It rained for several days but only a slight increase of 0.68 meter was reported on Sunday in the water level of Angat Dam, the main source of water for Metro Manila. Sunday’s reading of 158.64 meters above sea level was still below the critical level of 160. —GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

MANILA, Philippines — The water level in Angat Dam, Metro Manila’s primary source of water, was measured at 159.69 meters at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, still below the 160-meter critical level.

Dam information from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said the reservoir water in Angat decreased by 0.24 meters from Thursday 6:00 a.m.’s 159.93 meters.

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The water level on Friday was 50.31 meters below Angat’s  210-meter normal high water level.

The continuous drop in the dam’s water level in the past days has triggered Maynilad to “fine-tune” its water distribution.

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“To ensure that the limited supply is equitably and efficiently distributed to its customers, Maynilad will be implementing a new schedule of rotational service interruptions beginning July 9, 2019,” Maynilad said on its Facebook page.

Manila Water has also released its new schedule of rotational water service interruption in select parts Metro Manila East Zone, the concessionaire announced over Facebook.  /muf

#TubigAdvisory As of July 11, 2019, patuloy pa ring ipinatutupad ng Manila Water ang schedule ng rotational water…

Posted by Manila Water on Rabu, 10 Julai 2019

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