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PAGASA: Despite rain, water levels at Angat, major Luzon dams continue falling

Posted On 2014 May 26
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View of Angat Dam from San Lorenzo (Hilltop), Norzagaray, Bulacan. http://en.wikipedia.org/

View of Angat Dam from San Lorenzo (Hilltop), Norzagaray, Bulacan. http://en.wikipedia.org/

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Despite rain in recent days, water levels at Angat Dam in Bulacan and other major dams in Luzon continued to fall, state hydrologists said Wednesday.

PAGASA said that as of 6 a.m., only Ipo Dam (Bulacan) and Pantabangan Dam (Nueva Ecija) registered higher water levels compared to Tuesday.

Angat Dam, which supplies more than 90 percent of Metro Manila’s water needs, saw its water level go down to 177.44 meters from 177.69 meters Tuesday.

Other dams whose water levels fell included:

  • La Mesa (Quezon City): 77.74 meters from 77.8 meters Tuesday
  • Ambuklao (Benguet): 740.7 meters from 740.86 meters Tuesday
  • Binga (Benguet): 567.89 meters from 568.09 meters Tuesday
  • San Roque (Pangasinan-Benguet): 236.45 meters from 236.55 meters Tuesday
  • Magat (Isabela): 167.19 meters from 167.42 meters Tuesday
  • Caliraya (Laguna): 286.38 meters from 286.79 meters Tuesday

On the other hand, dams that saw their water levels increase from Tuesday were:

  • Ipo: 99.67 meters from 99.66 meters Tuesday
  • Pantabangan: 182.24 meters from 182.19 meters Tuesday. (MNS)
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