EMB MIMAROPA Region, through its Provincial Environmental Management Unit in Oriental Mindoro conducts water sampling activities on August 10 and 11.

The sampling activity was headed by EMS II Carlotta Levinia R. Jugno and EMS I Carl Anthony L. Madamag in the designated points of Calapan River such as: Sta. Isabel, Lalud, Camilmil, San Vicente East, San Vicente North, Market Bridge, and River Delta (part of Water Quality Management Area monitoring activities) and Masipit River (as part of Adopt-an-Estero program of EMB MIMAROPA) on August 10.

Water samples were also collected by EMS II Engr. Marvin Fetalco, EMS II Jeremiah Reuben V. Cabatuando, and EnMO Emelyn G. Fabito in Madugo River (Cantil, Madugo Bridge, and Dangay) and Pinamalayan River (Buli, Sta. Isabel, and Lumangbayan) on August 11 as part of the Priority Rivers Program of the Bureau.

The said activities were in compliance with EMB’s mandate under RA 9275. Said water sampling activities are conducted to monitor the quality of the waterbodies and its tributaries in the province.