AUGUST 28-30, 2018 JADE ROOM, GRAND ASTORIA HOTEL Subject-Matter Experts: Regional Director Archiles Bravo, ARD Mark Louie Martin and Giovanni Tabañag of the Department of Budget and Management-IX, with Atty. Jules Christian Marcos and Engr. Oscar Alburro of Western Mindanao State University.
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT September 4-6, 2018 Engr. Anne Aubrey DG Bugtong
A three-day in-house seminar on Climate Change Resiliency was conducted on Augut 1-3, 2018 at the Grand Astoria Hotel. Mr. Almudi Lukman, Ms. Wilfe Lukman and Mr. Noel Salatan served as the Subject-Matter Experts for the same.
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The years 2014 to 2016 were trying years for Zamboanga City Water District, the city’s water utility firm. It endured one of the worst periods of drought brought about by the ‘El Nino’ weather phenomenon. It left the local water firm badly depleted forcing long hours of water interruption as it had to resort to continue reading : ZCWD: Building a resilient water system for the future
Being the primary drinking – water service provider in the City, the Zamboanga City Water District (ZCWD) was awarded by the Department of Health (DOH) its Certificate of Water Safety Plan (WSP) Acceptance in compliance with the requirements for acceptability pursuant to the DOH Administrative Order (AO) No. 2017 – 0006 dated September 4, 2018. continue reading : DOH approves ZCWD Water Safety Plan (WSP)
ZCWD Dam Level Update (Critical Above Normal) (2:00PM, September 14, 2018) Dam Level: 75.80 (2:00PM) Previous Dam Level: 76.60 (1:00PM) Normal Dam Level: 74.20 TURBIDITY (MALUBOG): 5,820 NTU NORMAL TURBIDITY: 5 NTU The heavy sustained rains caused soil erosion and landslides (“timpak”) at the watershed area. These soil movement causes highly turbid (“malubog”) water. Turbidity continue reading : ZCWD Dam Level Update (Critical Above Normal)
Critical Above Normal Dam Level Update: 76.60 (as of 1:00PM) Previous Dam Level: 76.30 (as of 12:30PM)
WHAT EMERGENCY ADVISORY WHEN As of 1:00PM of September 14, 2018 (Friday) WHERE Pamucutan Water Treatment Plant WHY Reduce flow due to high turbidity of water due to rains and landslides (malubog el agua por causa na ulan y timpak) AFFECTED AREAS Low Pressure to No Water: 1. Entire West Coast Areas
WHAT WATER INTERRUPTION WHEN From 8:00AM of September 20, 2018 (Thursday) to 12:00AM of September 21, 2018 (Friday) WHERE Trumata Production Well WHY Scheduled Preventive Maintenance AFFECTED AREAS No Water: 1. From Chinese cemetery to Lunzuran – Tumaga – Putik junction 2. Tapangan Drive 3. Carillo Compound 4. Entire Justina Village service area
First two- batches of this seminar were conducted on July 24-26, 2018. The ZCWD employees were given a break from their regular routines and were treated to a very lively and informative seminar led by Ms. Clarissa Miranda of the Guidance Counselling Center of Western Mindanao State University.
July 2-6, 2018 A five-day seminar purposely dedicated for the human resource of the Environment and Water Resource Department was conducted with Mr. Noel I. Salatan from the College of Forestry and Environment Sciences of the Western Mindanao State University. After the lectures on Ecology, Terrestrial Assessment of Flora and Fauna, the participants spent days continue reading : BIODIVERSITY ASSESSMENT MONITORING SYSTEM SEMINAR
The city government, Zamboanga City Water District and other line agencies are firming up plans to develop a water surveillance program through the crreation of a local drinking water quality monitoring committee. This is in response to an executive order issued by the mayor by way of BC 396-2018 in compliance with section 3.5 of continue reading : City Water Quality Monitoring body convenes