METRO MANILA, Philippines – Environmental Management Bureau – National Capital Region, through selected personnel from Environmental Monitoring and Enforcement Division (EMED), Solid Waste Management Section, Laboratory Service Unit, and Environmental Education and Information Unit, conducted simultaneous Clean-Up Drive Activities at Sucol Creek, Malabon, San Agustin Creek, Quezon City, Portion of Manila Bay at Harbor View and Manarigo Creek, Las Piñas, under adopt-An-Estero/Waterbody Program on Saturday, June 18, 2022.

The event was participated by the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Metropolitan Environmental Offices -North, Estero Rangers, Department of Public Services (DPS), Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Flood Control, and Department of Public Works and Highways (Malabon-Navotas District Engineering Office).

The said activity is in line with the celebration of Environment Month and compliance with the R.A 9275, or the “Philippine Clean Water Act of 2004,” and Administrative Order No. 16 series of 2019, or “Expediting the Rehabilitation and Restoration of Coastal and Marine Ecosystem of the Manila Bay and Creating the Manila Bay Task Force.”

 

Participants during the clean-up activity at San Agustin Creek, Quezon City.
Participants during the clean-up activity at Manarigo Creek, Las Piñas.
Participants during the clean-up activity at Harbor View Restaurant.
Participants during the clean-up activity at Sucol Creek, Catmon, Malabon