Rains not enough to raise Angat Dam water level


CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan — The moderate to heavy rainfalls experienced in Bulacan on Sunday and early Monday was not enough to raise the water elevation of Angat Dam.

Based on the monitoring of the provincial government of Bulacan, the water level of the dam as of 8 am on Monday was at 158.73 meters compared to the 159.11 meters on Sunday and 159.43 meters on Saturday.

On the other hand, Ipo and Bustos Dams in Bulacan registered a minimal dip in its water elevations in the last three days.

Ipo Dam water level was monitored at 99.40 meters on Saturday, 99.36 meters on Sunday and 99.39 meters yesterday morning compared to its spilling level of 101.00 meters while Bustos Dam’s water level was constant at 15.10 meters on Saturday, Sunday and yesterday morning.

Former governor and now Bulacan Vice Gov. Wilhelmino Alvarado explained that Ipo Dam serves as the water reservoir for the two water concessionaires of the Manila Waterworks and Sewerage System while Bustos Dam regulates the water release for the irrigation supply to Bulacan and some parts of Pampanga farmlands. (RONDA Balita Online News)


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