What kind of river in the Philippines is Balili River in Benguet?

What kind of river in the Philippines is Balili River in Benguet?

In 2014, the water test result from Balili River is still within the classification of Class C freshwater, but then, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources cannot re-classify a river downgrading its classification from “Class A” to “Class C”.

Why is Balili river polluted?

The river has recorded very high BOD, nutrient load, coliform and lead beyond the permissible levels. Its polluted state is also reflected in its biodiversity, currently dominated by organic pollution-associated algae, common weeds and mosquito fish.

Where is Balili river?

The Balili River traverses 2 municipalities – Sablan and La Trinidad and the City of Baguio as its headwaters- spanning about 23.8 kilometers. The history of Balili River has intricately been woven with La Trinidad since the cradle of civilization in the area started along the bank of this river.

What is Balili?

balíli. Cebuano. n. general name for grasses that do not grow tall.

Who owns Ambuklao Dam?

National Power Corporation
Ambuklao Dam

Ambuklao Dam and Hydroelectric Plant
Opening date December 23, 1956
Construction cost Php 132,000,000 (66,000,000 USD)
Owner(s) National Power Corporation
Dam and spillways

Where can we find Agno River?

Agno River or Pangasinan River is a river on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. Traversing the provinces of Benguet and Pangasinan, it is one of the largest river systems in the country with a drainage area of 5,952 square kilometres (2,298 sq mi).

Why Baguio is the most polluted?

The main source of pollution seems to be coming from vehicular exhausts. Over a period of time, Baguio’s image was tainted by worsening traffic and pollution. Motor vehicles, whether parked or not, occupied much of the road space.

Who is the barangay captain of Poblacion La Trinidad Benguet?


OFFICE TELEPHONE NO. Department Head/ Section Head
Barangay Cruz 422-6613 HON. CHARLES T. CANUTO
Barangay Pico 422-0811 HON. JUAN A. MENDOZA
Barangay Poblacion 424-8214 HON. MANUEL AMOY JR.

What is the postal code of La Trinidad Benguet?

La trinidad is located in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Benguet. Its zip code is 2601.

Is Ambuklao Dam still operating?

Running along the upper portion of the Agno River, Ambuklao Hydro was constructed for power generation and flood control. In July 1990, a massive earthquake hit Luzon, resulting in siltation and technical problems that affected the plant’s operations. Ambuklao was eventually decommissioned in 1999.

What is the biggest dam in the Philippines?

San Roque Dam
It is the largest dam in the Philippines and sixteenth largest in the world (see List of largest dams in the world)….San Roque Dam (Philippines)

San Roque Dam
Operator(s) San Roque Multi-purpose Project
Dam and spillways
Impounds Agno River
Height 200 m (660 ft)

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