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  RIVER PLANNING ANGELES CITY, PAMPANGA ã  ity’s main drainage outlet is the AbacanRiver ã Well drained and flood-free ã RIVERBANK EROSION -due to the absence of slope protection and river training works. -In view of such, the comprehensive development of Abacanriver and its tributaries into a linear park with mix use (e.g. park, highway, commercial) components must be prioritized ã LOCALIZED FLOODING -the capacity of the existing drainage and flood-water canals is no longer enough to accommodate the peak flow. Thus, localized flooding during rainy season or after a heavy downpour becomes ordinary.-According to the initial findings of the ongoing NWRB-JICA Project in the Pampanga river basin, Angeles City will reach the critical level of water supply by 2025. By that time, demand will overtake the supply. To address this concern, the Abacanreservoir multi-purpose project and the Sapangbatowatershed development project may be simultaneously developed the earliest time possible.  RIVER PLANNING ANGELES CITY, PAMPANGA WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT Local Ordinances on WaterQuality Management.1.  City Ordinance No. 343, series of 2014 otherwise known asWater Quality and Septage Management Ordinancemandates the City Mayor to organize Multisectoral CityWater Resources Management Board. 2.  Executive Order No. 24, series of 2014. An orderorganizing the Angeles City Water Resources ManagementBoard and have the duties and responsibilities to conductwater sampling, enforcement of anti-pollution laws andadvise the city government on policy requirements tosafeguard water resources in the city. StrategiesA. Reforestation and rehabilitation of SapangbatoWatershed by involving private organization and coordination with DENR’s greening project. B. Require all factories, commercial establishments and institutions to have a rainwater harvesting system. C. Establish a database on groundwater table. D. Sustain the clean-up drive along major river systems. E. Forge partnership with private sectors and NGAs to finance the construction of communal toilets. PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS A. SapangbatoWatershed Rehabilitation, Preservation and Protection Program B. One Million Trees Program C. Rainwater Harvesting System D. Establishment of Monitoring Wells and Groundwater Management Project E. Preparation of the Metro Clark Integrated Watershed Management Plan F. Implement Angeles City Creek Total Clean-Up Project G. Establishment of an Inter-Barangay BantayIlogKontrasaBasuraTask Force H. Construction of Communal Toilets I. Septage Treatment and Sewerage System Development Project J. Enactment of an Ordinance mandating factories and establishments with large volume of effluents to secure a Discharge Permit from EMB prior to the issuance of business permit K. Information Education Campaign L. Institutionalize Incentive Schemes and or strategies for well-performing establishments in terms of water quality management F. Full implementation of City Ordinance No. 343, series of 2014  –“An Ordinance Providing for the Water Quality and Septage Management System in Angeles City.” G. Enforce all factories and commercial establishments with large volume of effluents to secure a discharge permit from EMB before the issuance of business permit.  AETA PEOPLE ã The Aeta Agta or Ayta areindigenous people who live in scattered, isolated mountainous parts ofLuzon,Philippines. DEMOGRAPHICS ã Aetasare found in Zambales, Tarlac, Pampanga, Angeles, Olongapo, Panay, Bataan and Nueva Ecija. It is estimated that there are about 20,000 to 30,000 Aeta people living in the Philippines. LANGUAGE All Aeta communities have adopted thelanguage of their Austronesian Filipino neighbors. These include, in order of number of speakers,Mag-indi,Mag-antsi,Abellen,Ambala, andMariveleño. RELIGIONLIFESTYLE ã Monotheistic ã Animist ã Polytheistic ã Evangelicals ã Jehovah’s Witnesses PRACTICES ã Aetasare skillful in weaving and plaiting . ã Men make armlets. They also produce raincoats made of palm leaves . ã They are also goodin hunting . MEDICINES ã Women are experts in herbal medicines. MUSIC The Aeta have a musical heritage consisting of various types ofagungensembles ã A traditional form of visual art is bodyscarification ã chipping of the teeth ã temporary shelters made of sticks driven to the ground and covered with the palm of banana leaves ã live in houses made of bamboo andcogon grass ART  ã In Pampanga alone, Aetasare scattered in the municipalities of Floridablanca, Porac, Guagua and Angeles. AETA COMMUNITY ANGELES CITY, PAMPANGA A total of 12 families or 60 persons mostly Aeta kids and some elderlies were transported back to upland villages in Capas, Tarlac after their shanties along AbacanRiver in Barangay Balibago were demolished in time for the holding of the ASEAN Summit.
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