BCWD UPDATE June 25, 2019

June 25, 2019

Butuan City Water District (BCWD) conducted this morning the 2nd Quarter 2019 Watershed Community Symposium at Dugyaman Elementary School in Sitio Dugyaman, Anticala, Butuan City. Participants were from Sitio Patagon and Sitio Dugyaman of Barangay Anticala.

Resource speakers included representatives of Environmental Management Bureau (EMB), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-CARAGA Region, and DENR-CENRO Nasipit.

Topics presented were Taguibo Watershed: Yesterday and Today, an assessment on the development and improvement done to preserve and conserve the watershed; Forestry Laws, presentation and discussion on the different laws governing forests which have impacts to watersheds; and Solid Waste Management, the dos and don’ts in dealing with solid wastes which are applicable in the protected areas like watersheds to maintain their healthy state.

Conducted quarterly, the symposium is aimed at educating the residents on the importance of the Taguibo Watershed. It serves as a venue to have better understanding between BCWD and the people living in the area, thus, fostering good relationship.

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