DPWH lines up P620.6-M flood control projects in Pangasinan
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) fourth engineering district office in Pangasinan has 22 flood control projects underway for towns and cities in the province, an official said Wednesday.
Daisy Sharmaine Daroy of the monitoring engineering department of DPWH-Pangasinan IV said among the flood control projects for this year are the construction of protection works along Ingalera River Macabito section costing PHP20 million, in the Nagsaing Doyong section worth PHP30 million, and along Marusay River Barangay Talibaew in Calasiao town for PHP30 million.
In San Carlos City, Daroy said the agency is also constructing protection works along Agno River at Barangay Guelew for PHP50 million, at Barangay Supo for PHP50 million, and river bank protection along Ingalera River Ano section worth PHP32.179 million.
“There is also the construction of protection works along Angalacan River at Barangay Sta. Maria and at Barangay Baloling Mapandan worth PHP30 million and PHP50 million, respectively,” she said in an interview.
In Bayambang town, Daroy said the construction of protection works along the different sections of Agno River is ongoing.
She said protection works in Bacnono section is worth PHP23.179 million; Ambayat 1st section -PHP7 million; and Carungay section -PHP3 million.
She added the DPWH also allocated PHP20 million for the construction of river bank protection along Agno River specifically in Caturay section; Warding section -PHP40 million; and Zone V section -PHP11 million.
For slope protection works along Agno River at Barangay Bongato West, the DPWH earmarked PHP30 million; Baragay Iton -PHP50 million; Barangay Manambong Norte -PHP20 million; Barangay Manambong Sur -PHP50 million; Barangay Wardig -PHP10 million; Phase 1 at Paragos -PHP20 million; Phase II at Paragos -PHP30 million; and Phase III at Paragos -PHP14.252 million.
Daroy said the funding for the projects come from the General Appropriation Act of 2019.