The Provincial Environmental Management Unit (PEMU)-Palawan conducted a series of water sampling activities on February 16 and 17 to several sampling stations in the province.

Senior Environmental Management Specialist (Senior EMS) Leonora Mansueto led the team composed of EMS I Nicaith Enrile, Project Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Gina Lodonia, together with PPUR personnel Ms. Anchovy Barros, and CENRO-Puerto Princesa City Ronnie Sumilier and Nestor Lombao in the sampling activities conducted at Sitio Sabang, Brgy. Cabayugan in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan on February 16.

On February 17, the same team, together with City ENRO personnel Carl Von, conducted another sampling activity in the surrounding waters of Honda Bay in PPC.

The said activities were conducted to monitor the present water quality status of the water bodies in Palawan as part of the EMB’s mandate under the Republic Act 9275, otherwise known as the Philippine Clean Water Act of 2004.