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Members of the Greenpeace Water Watch team

Image | April 26, 2010 at 6:00

Members of the Greenpeace Water Watch team, accompanied by Filipino Mt. Everest Summiteer Romi Garduce last April 17-18 expeditions to Angat Dam's tributaries, survey the Matulid River, Angat's largest tributary. This whole area used to be...

Water levels in Angat Dam have been receding

Image | April 26, 2010 at 6:00

Water levels in Angat Dam have been receding by 1 meter in less than five days to the current El Nino. Greenpeace set up a weeklong Water Watch Camp in the reservior from April 12, to monitor the situation as the levels breached the critical 180...

Farmers and their children look at a Greenpeace

Image | April 21, 2010 at 18:15

Farmers and their children look at a Greenpeace paramotor (a powered paraglider) as it surveys drought-affected rice fields in Brgy. Mangumbali, Candaba, 60 kilometers North of Manila. Some rice fields remain unplanted due to the lack of Water...

Numeriano Alabado (2nd from left)

Image | April 21, 2010 at 17:45

Numeriano Alabado (2nd from left), a farmer from Brgy. Mangumbali, Candaba, 60 kilometers North of Manila, shows a portion of his rice field, 5 hectares of which can no longer yield crops due to the lack of water. Alabado and other farmers in the...

A Greenpeace volunteer from the Water Watch

Image | April 19, 2010 at 20:29

A Greenpeace volunteer from the Water Watch Camp inspects a tilapia nest now exposed in the river floor of Matulid, the largest tributary of the Angat Reservoir. The white line on the cliffs in the background mark where the water level used to be...

A kayak team from the Greenpeace Water Watch

Image | April 19, 2010 at 20:23

A kayak team from the Greenpeace Water Watch Camp are stopped short by silt and hard ground during their inspection into the now dried up Matulid River, the largest tributary of the Angat Reservoir. A team of kayakers and mountaineers, assisted...

Greenpeace volunteers from the Water Watch

Image | April 19, 2010 at 20:20

Greenpeace volunteers from the Water Watch Camp inspect the now dried up Matulid River, the largest tributary of the Angat Reservoir. A team of kayakers and mountaineers, assisted by Mt. Everest summiteer Romi Garduce, went around tributaries in...

Angat’s tributaries already dried up

Feature story | April 19, 2010 at 6:00

Dried up tributaries indicate that the situation of Angat Dam can worsen in the next few weeks, Greenpeace said today, following the results of an expedition in the reservoir conducted last weekend by a team of Greenpeace volunteers accompanied...

Water in numbers

Video | April 16, 2010 at 21:15

On April 13, 3 pm, the declared critical level of 180 meters above sea level (masl) for the Angat Reservoir was reached. As of April 15, 1 pm, the water level stood at 179.5 masl. As a consequence water the flows into the pipes of Metro Manila...

Greenpeace boat team: Saan galing ang tubig na iniinom nyo?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 16, 2010 3 comments

Greenpeace boat team members, Tomas and Moss show us where our drinking water comes from. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrO6D087Jvw] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pnowlyiozc] Chuck Baclagon

Water Watch: Day 5

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 16, 2010

When the GMA news crew arrived at camp today, we had to make some quick decisions whether it would be prudent to bring them along with us to try and cross the Kamanoyo mountain to get to the main body of Matulid River on the other...

Can you count how many they are?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 16, 2010 2 comments

View of the night sky from the Water Watch Campsite. Astronomers say that on a clear, moonless night in a place far away from city lights, you should be able to see about 2000 stars. The darker the skies, the more stars you can...

Greenpeace "Water Watch" camp stays vigilant

Feature story | April 16, 2010 at 6:00

Greenpeace today stepped up its call for the need for urgent political action to climate-proof the country's water resources as water levels in Angat Dam breached its critical level.

A Greenpeace activist places a sign to mark

Image | April 15, 2010 at 18:47

A Greenpeace activist places a sign to mark how the water levels of Angat dam have been receding daily since April 12. The sign "180 m" delineates the dam's critical level which it breached Wednesday, April 14. The reservoir's waters are...

Day 4 in pictures

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 15, 2010 2 comments

Here are some images on our 4th day on camp: The Water Watch team. Pioneering plant species establish in what used to be a river bed. Molluscs on dried up river beds. Dumagat...

Water Watch: Day 4

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 15, 2010 1 comment

The water level in Angat Dam breached the 180 meter above sea level (masl) critical point at around 3pm on April 13, and we got word that it finally made the news headlines this morning. A news crew from the GMA network, led by...

A Greenpeace activist places a sign to mark

Image | April 15, 2010 at 6:00

A Greenpeace activist places a sign to mark how the water levels of Angat dam have been receding daily since April 12. The sign "180 m" delineates the dam's critical level which it breached Wednesday, April 14. The reservoir's waters are...

A Greenpeace activist places a sign to mark

Image | April 15, 2010 at 6:00

A Greenpeace activist places a sign to mark how the water levels of Angat dam have been receding daily since April 12. The sign "180 m" delineates the dam's critical level which it breached Wednesday, April 14. The reservoir's waters are...

Signs placed by Greenpeace volunteers mark

Image | April 15, 2010 at 6:00

Signs placed by Greenpeace volunteers mark how the water levels of Angat dam have been receding daily since April 12. The sign "180 m" delineates the dam's critical level which it breached Wednesday, April 14. The reservoir's waters are...

Signs placed by Greenpeace volunteers mark

Image | April 15, 2010 at 6:00

Signs placed by Greenpeace volunteers mark how the water levels of Angat dam have been receding daily since April 12. The sign "180 m" delineates the dam's critical level which it breached Wednesday, April 14. The reservoir's waters are...

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