NWRB Represents PH in Korea Consultation Meeting
The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) represented the Philippines in the Consultation Meeting on ASEAN-ROK Cooperation Project entitled “Building Resilience for Sustainable ASEAN (From Water Related Disasters)” during the 2016 Chuncheon Global Water Forum that was held on September 7-8, 2016 in Chuncheon, Gangwon-do, Korea. The NWRB was represented by Policy and Program Division Chief Isidra D. Peñaranda.
AWGWRM Holds Annual Meeting
The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) represented the Philippines in the 16th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Water Resources Management (AWGWRM) held on 1-3 June 2016 in Luang Prabang Province LAO, PDR. NWRB serves as the focal point for the Philippines in AWGWRM.
NWRB joins the Philippine Environment Month Exhibit
June 6-8, 2016
The National Water Resources Board joins the nationwide celebration of the Philippine Environment Month this June as the agency participates in the three-day exhibit in Robinsons Galleria Mall, Quezon City.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer, Estrella Torres
@inquirerdotnet, 03:56 AM April 15th, 2016
An Australian expert on water management has warned that the the Philippines is at risk of massive water shortage even after the El Niño phenomenon passes because of inadequate policies to govern water use in the face of expanding roads, housing projects, malls and other infrastructure.
Prof. Stuart White, director of Institute for Sustainable Futures of the University of Technology Sydney said the Philippines needs to step up policy measures to mitigate the impact of drought as well as balance water supply and demand to meet infrastructure development.