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DPWH installs 17 rainwater collectors at different establishments in Iloilo


The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is installing rainwater collector systems (RWCS) in schools, offices, and public places in an effort to address the water shortage in Iloilo.

According to DPWH-Region 6 Director Wenceslao M. Leaño, a total of P3.4 million was allocated for the construction of 17 RWCS in various offices and schools.

Three (3) RWCS will be constructed at the DPWH Regional Office while one (1) each will be placed at Brgy. Taft North and Jaro Big Market in the District of Jaro and Brgy. San Juan in Molo District.

DPWH planted 600 seedlings in Iloilo City


A total of 600 various tree seedlings were planted by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office 6 at the Agony Hill in Sitio Taban, Barangay Manguining, Alimodian, Iloilo City.

In participation for the “Piyesta sa Kakahuyan 2018,” more than 100 personnel from different DPWH District Engineering Offices (DEOs) hiked a 1.5 kilometer distance to share their love for nature by planting various tree seeds like mahogany and narra.

DPWH holds implementation review meeting on Metro Manila Flood Management Project


The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) completed on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 its second implementation review and support mission on the World Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank-assisted Metro Manila Flood Management Project.

DPWH checks progress of C5 South Link Expressway Project


Construction is progressing on time for the toll road project that will connect Manila–Cavite Expressway or Coastal Road in Parañaque City to Circumferential Road 5 (C-5) in Taguig City.

This was announced by Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 during a joint inspection of C5 South Link Expressway with Philippine Reclamation Authority General Manager Jan Rubiato, Toll Regulatory Board Director Abe Sales, and Cavitex Infrastructure Corporation (CIC) President Luigi Bautista.