Riverbank protection projects up in Zambo PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 26 August 2011 16:14

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will put up projects  for the protection of riverbanks in Barangays Pasonanca, Sta. Maria, Tumaga, Tetuan, Tugbungan and Zambowood and also Cotabato City.

Department of Public Works and Highways District  Engineer Merham Acas disclosed that based on information he has received, two cities in Mindanao will be  given the projects for riverbank protection. Zamboanga City and Cotabato City

Acas identified the projects as flashflood riverbank control, construction of water basin of river for uses of water supply to iirigate rice fields.

According to Acas, the various projects for the riverbank protection of Zamboanga  and Cotabato Cities is being  studied by the Project Management Office ( PMO ) an arm office under the DPWH Central Office.

Acas said that once the study plan of the projects is completed, it will be submitted to JICA  which will in turn provide the funding and budgeting. — Allen Abastillas