Secretary Roy A. Cimatu signed Special Order No. 2020-68 dated February 24, 2020 designating CENR Officer Rabindranath P. Quilala as Deputy Executive Director of the River Basin Control Office (RBCO). Quilala brings his vast 15-year experience in the Water Sector to his new assignment. Prior to his entry to the department, He was exposed in continue reading….
To support the on-going implementation of the Integrated River Basin Management and Development Plan, DENR River Basin Control Office conducted series of Technical Workshops for the Formulation of the State of the River Basin Report of selected major river basins in Luzon, Visayas & Mindanao last October 7-11, 2019, November 14-15, 2019 and November 5-8, continue reading….
To prepare the office for the implementation of the project, “Ecosystem-based management and application of ecosystem values in two river basins in the Philippines (E2RB)”, RBCO staff participated in the seminar organized by GIZ on October 28-29, 2019 at Sequioa Hotel, Quezon City. The seminar was participated by representatives from GIZ, the DENR Central Office, continue reading….
Presided by RBCO Executive Director Antonio M. Daño, the deliberation and approval of the Phase 2 reports of the Formulation of Climate Change Responsive Integrated River Basin Management and Development Master Plan for 8 Clustered River Basins was conducted during the National Steering Committee (NSC) meetings held last July 10 and July 12, 2019 at continue reading….
The DENR-RBCO spearheads the conduct of the CY 2019 Mid-Year Assessment and Planning Workshop at Bayleaf Hotel, General Trias, Cavite last June 25-28, 2019. The activity aims to identify the status of the river basin master plan implementation, operationalization of the different River Basin Organizations, determine the activities for the FY 2020 Physical and Financial continue reading….
The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) and Maynilad Water Service, Inc. (MWSI) organized the World Water Day Awards 2019 held on March 22, 2019 at Novotel, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City. The event was participated by the different World Water Day PH partner agencies, bureaus and offices. The said activity highlights the awarding of the continue reading….
The DENR-RBCO in partnership with the Manila Water Company, Inc. (MWCI), Maynilad Water Services, Inc., and Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) launched the World Water Day 2019 Kick-off activity entitled, Water Fair cum Sungka Tournament last March 15,2019 at the PRRC Livelihood and Mangrove Center, Brgy. Basceco, Tondo, Manila. Different partner agencies, bureaus and offices continue reading….
The River Basin Control Office conducted the annual Year-End Assessment Workshop on December 4-7, 2018 at Sequoia Hotel, Quezon City. Regional River Basin Focal Persons, FMS Budget Division staff and Planning Division staff participated in the 4-day assessment workshop which aims to assess the implementation status of 2018 planned activities and set a clearer direction continue reading….
The 4th International River Summit was held on November 22 to 24 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Cebu City. The participants were welcomed with a Mandaue Cultural performance followed by the opening plenary of the summit with remarks and messages by the mayor of Mandaue City, Mayor Gabriel Luis Quisimbing and the National President of League continue reading….
The River Basin Control Office conducted the Hands-On Training Web-Based River Basin Integrated Information System (RBIIMS) Cum Workshop on Policy Development for River Basin Management on November 6-9, 2018 at Ace Hotel, Pasig City. Regional River Basin Focal Persons, DENR-PPS, DENR-KISS-ISD and PEMSEA staff participated the said 4-day activity with the aim to test the continue reading….
As part of the monitoring of integrated planning and development of the country’s river basins, the RBCO convened the CY 2018 Mid-Year Assessment and Planning Workshop at Widus Hotel, Clark, Pampanga last July 23-26, 2018. The worthwhile 3-day activity was attended by the regional river basin focal persons along with the representatives from the Policy continue reading….
The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) and Maynilad Water Service, Inc. (MWSI) organized the World Water Day 2018 Awards held last March 22, 2018 at Novotel, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City. The event was participated by the different WWD.Ph partner agencies, bureaus and offices. As the yearly culminating event for the Philippine celebration of World continue reading….
The DENR-RBCO in partnership with the Manila Water Company, Inc. (MWCI), Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (MWSI) and Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) launched the World Water Day 2018 Kickoff Activity entitled, Nature Walk cum Sungka Tournament last March 15, 2018 at La Mesa Nature Reserve, Novaliches, Quezon City. The said kickoff activity is one continue reading….
Twenty-two (22) agencies and offices of the National Steering Committee (NSC) unanimously approved the Climate Change Responsive Integrated River Basin Master Plan of Pampanga River Basin. The NSC meeting presided by DENR Assistant Secretary for Policy and Planning Service, Corazon C. Davis, CESO II, deliberated the Phase II Reports on the Formulation of Climate Change continue reading….
The River Basin Control Office conducted the CY 2017 Year-end Assessment and Action Planning Workshop in preparation for the Work and Financial Plan 2019 on January 16-18, 2018 at Cocoon Boutique Hotel, Diliman, Quezon City. Regional River Basin Focal Persons participated the said 3-day activity with the aim to strengthen the River Basin Organizations and continue reading….