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Maynilad reduces water production due to monsoon rain

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Erosion increases the amount of sediments at the Angat Dam, forcing Maynilad to reduce water production

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 14, 2016) — Water service provider Maynilad on Sunday, August 14, advised some residents of Metro Manila to stock up on water, after it was forced to reduce water production to remove sediments.  Continue reading Maynilad reduces water production due to monsoon rain

La Mesa Dam still on red alert

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As monsoon rains persist, the La Mesa Dam nears its spilling level

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 14, 2016) — The La Mesa Dam in Quezon City remains on red alert as of Sunday, August 14.  Continue reading La Mesa Dam still on red alert

Habagat affects 69,000 people

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FLOODWATER. Children wade through waist-deep floodwater caused by monsoon rains along AFP Road in Quezon City. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

At least 79 evacuation centers are opened in affected areas in Luzon

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 14, 2016) — Thousands fled their homes as rivers swelled and overflowed due to heavy rains on Saturday, August 13.  Continue reading Habagat affects 69,000 people

Forced evacuation ordered in Marikina

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As of 8 pm, August 13, more than 2,000 families are evacuated from flood-prone areas

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 13, 2016) — Due to heavy rain, the water level of the Marikina River reached the 4th alarm on Saturday afternoon, August 13, prompting an evacuation of residents near the river.  Continue reading Forced evacuation ordered in Marikina

La Mesa on red alert, Forced evacuation advised

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Satellite image as of August 13, 11 am. Image courtesy of PAGASA

As of 4 pm, Saturday, August 13, the water level in La Mesa Dam is just 10 centimeters short of the spilling level

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 13, 2016) — The La Mesa Dam is now on red alert due to continuous rain, and residents of surrounding areas have already been advised to evacuate, Manila Water said Saturday noon, August 13.  Continue reading La Mesa on red alert, Forced evacuation advised