Posts Tagged Marikina River

DENR eyes restoring original width of Marikina River to reduce flood risk

Marje Pelayo   •   November 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said Marikina River must be widened to reduce flood risk. During a recent visit to Marikina City, Cimatu recommended the widening of Marikina...

Heavy rainfall, siltation, high tide among possible causes of Marikina River overflow — USec. Solidum

Marje Pelayo   •   November 13, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Residents of Marikina City and the city government did not expect the sudden increase in Marikina River’s water level in the course of Typhoon Ulysses. The river...

Water-related activities temporarily banned in Marikina River

Marje Pelayo   •   September 19, 2019

MARIKINA CITY, Philippines – The Marikina City government on Tuesday (September 17) has temporarily banned all water-related activities in Marikina River. These include fishing and swimming, as risk of possible...

City gov’t seeks probe on illegal dumping of dead pigs in Marikina River

Marje Pelayo   •   September 16, 2019

MANILA – The city government of Marikina is coordinating with the Department of Agriculture (DA) for the conduct of immediate investigation in relation to the illegal dumping of dead pigs...

Albayalde checks on flooded areas; deploys cops to relief ops

Marje Pelayo   •   August 13, 2018

  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Thousands of families evacuated over the weekend due to massive flooding brought about by the southwest monsoon or habagat. This prompted Philippine National Police (PNP)...

Marikina declares state of calamity; residents compare habagat to Ondoy

admin   •   August 13, 2018

The water level in Marikina River quickly rose to over 20 meters on Saturday, August 11 – not far from the 23 meters recorded during Typhoon Ondoy in 2009. Residents...

Residents return home but second alarm remains over Marikina River

Marje Pelayo   •   July 18, 2018

MARIKINA CITY, Philippines – Several evacuees have returned home after the local government of Marikina City permitted their return even though the Marikina River remains on second alarm. The Barangay Risk...

LGU orders preemptive evacuation after second alarm raised in Marikina River

Marje Pelayo   •   July 17, 2018

MARIKINA CITY, Philippines – Marikina Mayor Marcy Teodoro has ordered preemptive evacuation to residents living in low-lying areas near Marikina River as second alarm was raised early afternoon on Tuesday...

Marikina River Ferry, planong buksan ngayong taon

admin   •   May 13, 2014

MARIKINA CITY, Philippines — Kasunod ng pagbabalik operasyon ng Pasig River Ferry, plano rin ng Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) na buksan din ngayong taon ang Marikina River ferry na magdudugtong...

Pagpapaalis sa mga Informal Settler, Tiyaking Mapayapa — Malakanyang

admin   •   August 15, 2012

MANILA, Philippines — Tiniyak ng Malakanyang na hindi magiging marahas ang pagpapaalis ng mga informal settler o mga kababayan nating nakatira sa mga gilid ng ilog at sa ilang bahagi ng...

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