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Angat Dam water level rises, nears minimum operating level

/ 10:23 AM August 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — After falling below critical level in July, Angat Dam slowly regained its water level as it nears its minimum operating level.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration’s (Pagasa) dam bulletin showed that water level at Angat Dam further rose to 177.54 meters as of 6:00 a.m., Sunday.

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This is 0.37 meters higher than the 177.17 water level recorded on Saturday morning and merely 2.46 meters below the dam’s minimum operating level of 180 meters.

The water level at Angat Dam, which serves as Metro Manila’s main water source, dropped to critical levels in July, but was slowly replenished by rain showers due to the southwest monsoon and the recent storms that hit the country.

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The water level in several other dams in the country such as Ambuklao Dam, Binga Dam, San Roque Dam, and Pantabangan Dam also increased.

However, there was a slight decline in water levels in Ipo Dam, La Mesa Dam, Magat Dam, and Caliraya Dam. /je

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