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‘Battle for Rivers and Esteros’: Massive clean-up of Manila Bay

Posted on Monday, 1 April 2019 02:18 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Around 5,301 sacks of garbage were collected on Sunday (March 31) in the ‘Battle for Rivers and Esteros’ — a massive clean-up drive of Manila Bay. Waterways...

Simultaneous clean-up of rivers, canals leading to Manila Bay set on March 31

Posted on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 07:57 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has set a simultaneous clean up of canals and rivers leading to Manila Bay on March 31. DENR Undersecretary...

DPWH begins dredging, desilting of Manila Bay

Posted on Tuesday, 5 March 2019 04:49 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Using the newest machinery, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) began on Tuesday (March 5) the wide desilting activity in Manila Bay as part of...

DENR, DPWH to dredge Manila Bay in March

Posted on Thursday, 28 February 2019 06:00 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The public can expect improvement in the water quality of Manila Bay in a few months. According to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), they...

Manila Bay Rehab: 5 establishments cited for water pollution

Posted on Wednesday, 20 February 2019 01:22 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Five establishments in Metro Manila are facing temporary closure after the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) issued ex parte-cease and desist orders against them. The CDO was...

DPWH, PRRC ramp up clean-up of esteros leading to Manila Bay

Posted on Tuesday, 19 February 2019 08:53 AM | No Comments
The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) together with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is speeding up the cleaning of esteros (tributaries) in Manila City that lead to...

First in PH media: UNTV underwater drone explores Manila Bay’s murky seabed

Posted on Thursday, 7 February 2019 02:33 PM | No Comments
What seems to be a beautiful sight on the surface is not what it looks below. UNTV underwater drone gives you a glimpse of Manila Bay's 'dark secrets'.

‘No swimming zone’ strictly enforced in Manila Bay

Posted on Wednesday, 6 February 2019 12:24 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Authorities have installed orange barriers at the baywalk area along Roxas Boulevard to bar people from swimming in Manila Bay. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) together...

Girl who nearly drowned in Manila Bay remains in critical condition

Posted on Wednesday, 6 February 2019 11:47 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – An 11-year-old girl remains under observation in the intensive care unit (ICU) after nearly drowning in Manila Bay on Tuesday (February 5). According to the girl’s mother,...

MMDA denounces ‘oil spill’ in Manila Bay

Posted on Tuesday, 5 February 2019 04:18 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – There is no stopping tourists from crowding the seaside of Manila Bay. Spectators even doubled on Tuesday (February 5) taking advantage of the non-working holiday. This prompted...