An official of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) yesterday assured the public that the Camanava flood control project. Effectiveness of CAMANAVA Flood Control Project: A Case Study of Selected Flood Control Structures during Typhoon Gener and Monsoon Rains in August. The CAMANAVA flood control project may be completed before the year is over.

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P350-B flood control project flawed

Eighteen natural and artificial waterways segment Malabon and crest during high tide and heavy precipitation. While some components of the project have yet conrtol be finished, Malabon, Navotas and Caloocan continue to suffer from severe flooding as old structures also constructed by the Department of Public Works and Highways started to give way.

Select gender Male Female. Based on its original deadline, the project was supposed to have been completed by The contract is worth P million.

Compare this with camanaa Project Noah National Operational Assessment of Hazards flooding scenario in Figure 3, which incorporates the most accurate topographic survey done in the metropolis using Lidar light detection and ranging data.

TIMELINE: The Camanava flood control project

In the Marikina-Montalban watershed, the possibility of capture tunnels to reduce the discharge of floodwater flowing into Marikina and returning the captured water volume to the Sierra Madre divide for discharge eventually to the Pacific Ocean should be studied carefully.

This means that the infrastructure that will be done glood not address sufficiently and properly the flooding.


An unknonw error has occurred. This looks like the Pbillion project will be taken out as a loan, to be paid by the Filipino people.

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Have these been vetted? Why was the plan budgeted with a poor flood model? Inhowever, the polder dike had to be raised by another meter Its height is Please try again later. These stories made other people. Fireworks illuminate the skies despite the rain January 01, The P3-billion contract for the flood control project was awarded to Nishimatsu in Don’t miss out on the latest news and information.

They should help vet these projects and help stop this great floos leakage of funds that could have been used otherwise to build more classrooms, and other really needed and worthy infrastructure. In contrast, Project Noah is barely 3 years old and has already made enormous impact on disaster prediction, with its results verified with actual data. Note that with a more accurate flood model, the interventions can be focused so that only the most threatened areas are addressed.

TIMELINE: The Camanava flood control project

To top this all, Project Noah recently received a letter from the World Bank asking it to provide only now the flood projections it has made. The testimony was considered pproject by both the Philippine and American lawyers for the Philippine position.

The Philippine position was weakened because the lack of vetting was probably intentionally done to promote corruption. Metro Manila Flood Control Plan. For example, flooding coming from the San Juan River, which has its own watershed, is not considered, among many other things. This after the Pbillion project was approved by Neda.


Malabon City, a municipality in north-western Metro Manila near Manila Bay, suffers frequent flooding which has led to its reputation as the “Local Venice” of the Philippines. Welcome to Rappler, please select your default country: Yearend thoughts on the AFP.

If these concerns flooe not addressed in a transparent and scientific manner, one must question the motives for pushing through a project that is lacking in scientific preparation. Thus, any comprehensive flood control plan in this area must include a way to reduce extreme rainfall-related river discharge flowing into the Marikina Camanxva, which is the greatest source of discharge into the Laguna de Bay. This does not include the period for the review of the feasilibility plan in and the conduct of the feasibility study itself from Despite the best intentions, Neda does not have the wherewithal to do thorough technical vetting, especially for large-ticket projects.

The proposed large dam flood control program is not designed properly because the flood model it is using is obviously substandard. Street flooding in the metropolis after short but intense rainfall can cause havoc in terms of flooding, traffic and disrupted lives.