7 months Monsoon rains boost water level at Angat Dam MB
By Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz and Carmela Martinez The monsoon rains have slightly increased Angat Dam’s critically-low water level, which have fallen consistently since the prevalence of the El Niño early this year. Based on the monitoring of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the water level at Angat Dam rose to 158.64 meters on Sunday, or 0.68 meters higher than the 157.96 meters last Saturday. However, it is still lower than the 160-meter critical level for domestic water supply. The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) is optimistic that the Angat watershed will continue to benefit fom the ... more