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On this site, 586.00 lineal meters of flood mitigating structures will be constructed which will serve as an extension to the existing flood control in Oquendo, Calbayog City.

Samar I foresees flood-free district for 2018

By MAE ANGELICA R. COMOTA
February 23, 2018

CALBAYOG CITY – DPWH Samar I will soon construct twenty-one (21) flood control (FC) projects with a total appropriation of P520 million sourced out from the General Appropriations Act of 2018. Last year, the district office implemented ten (10) FC projects totaling P415.5 million.

Flood control structures are aimed to mitigate flooding caused by the fluctuation of water level in rivers and creeks. These projects are: Construction of Flood Control Structure along Jibatang River (Upstream and Downstream) in barangays Capacuhan, Mag-Ubay and Jose Roño; Construction/Extension of Oquendo Flood Control; Construction of Flood Control Structures in Brgy. Cautod; Construction of Flood Control Structure along Tagnao River (Upstream) in Brgy. Tagnao; Construction of Flood Control Structure along Gandara River in barangays Himay and Mancol; Construction of Flood Control Structure along Calbayog River in Brgy. Nijaga; Construction of Flood Control Structure in Brgy. Tinambacan Norte and Sur; Construction of Flood Control Structure along Binaliw River (Upstream) and Binaliw Creek in Brgy. Binaliw;

Rehabilitation/Improvement of Flood Control Structure along Caglanipao River in Brgy. Caglanipao Sur; Rehabilitation/Improvement of Flood Control Structure along Cagnipa River in Brgy. Cagnipa; Rehabilitation/Improvement of Flood Control Structure along Tangao River in Brgy. San Joaquin; Rehabilitation/Improvement of Flood Control Structure along Manguino-o Creek in Brgy. Manguino-o; Rehabilitation/Improvement of Flood Control Structure along Banti-an Creek in Brgy. Banti-an; and Rehabilitation/Improvement of Flood Control Structure along Gandara River (Upstream and Downstream) in Brgy. Ngoso, Gandara, Samar.

Plans and Programs of Work (POW) of the aforementioned projects have been approved, advertised and bid-out. According to the Secretariat of the Bids and Awards Committee, most of the notices of award and notices to proceed have been issued to contractors. All projects are expected to be completed within the year.

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