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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Latest Geological Condition in Iligan City Exposed

by: Melvin T. Anggot, Virgilio C. Garcia

ILIGAN CITY news, – An official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said the latest DENR data include the geological condition of Iligan City.

As learned from the Office of Mayor Lawrence Ll. Cruz, the presentation of the report on August 17, will be made by Geologist Osin Sinsuat, Jr., head of Geosciences Division of the Mines Geosciences Bureau under DENR-10.

Sinsuat will make the presentation to barangay captains, personnel of the City Housing Board, City Environment Management Office and other concerned offices in a meeting to be held at the City Engineer’s Office- Building E, Pala-o this city.

The report on geological condition will serve as a guide of people to determine what part of Iligan is safe from landslides and other calamities especially during inclement weather when are rains frequent. (CIO/PIA-10)

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Water Purifiers Benefit Seven Public Schools In Iligan City

ILIGAN CITY NEWS - Seven public schools in Iligan City were recipient of 15 water purifiers from the Sea to Sea Ministries and Cross Culture Ministries of Vancouver, Canada represented by two (2) couples, Darrell and Hannah Nelson and Dale and Gwen French.

The turn-over ceremony was held at Bayug Island Elementary School of Barangay Hinaplanon that received five (5) units.

The ceremony was attended by school officials of Abuno Elementary School that also received five (5) units. Other schools that received a unit each were Mainit Elementary School, Dodiongan Elementary School, Digkilaan Elementary School, Sardab Elementary School and Day Care of Bayug.

The water purifier uses the technology called Biosand Filter or BSF.

In the same occasion, City Councilor Marlene Young disclosed that water purifiers are part of Project Angle Tree sponsored purposely to secure donations to help grade schoolers and pre-schoolers. (CIO)