Sawaga River

Malaybalay City, Bukidnon

Sawaga River is a river in Central Bukidnon, Philippines on the island of Mindanao. Majority of its catchment area is located in Malaybalay City.  Wiki

Sawaga River News

  • Malaybalay to receive flood alert gear from DOST

    Malaybalay to receive flood alert gear from DOST

    The city is going to receive early warning devices for its flood-prone barangays from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), an official at the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Center (CDRRMC) said Monday.

    Charles Azucena, CDRRMC planning and research officer said the DOST will give Malaybalay two water level measuring system and two automatic rain gauges to help upgrade the city's capacity in flood early warning and alert system.

    Azucena said the DOST is set to distribute around 50 water level measuring systems around Region 10.

    He said flood preparedness is amon ...

  • Sawaga Cleanup Day

    Sawaga Cleanup Day

    Malaybalay City -September 18 is International Cleanup Day and 141 volunteers from different non-government organizations launched a cleanup drive in a part of the Sawaga River.

    City Councilor Atty. Mya Analene Rosos-Tenorio who sponsored the said project said, it is the second year of the Sawaga cleanup and hopefully it will become a yearly event.

    "Last year, we were able to tap only one organization and this year, I was inspired to see several organizations who shared the same advocacy. Our next step is to ensure that our efforts will be sustained", Atty. Rosos-Tenorio said.

    The vol ...

  • Scholar cites need to correct inaccuracies in Malaybalay history

    To say that Malaybalay came from "walay balay" (no house) is inaccurate, an old-time Bukidnon ethnographer and cultural scholar said.

    Malabalay "is the name of a forgotten spring," Ludivina Opeña or "Nanay Ludi" clarified.

    Opeña said the city government needs to look at this and many other inaccuracies in Malaybalay's history since pre-colonial times.

    She said an important component of this review is a revisit of Malaybalay's history through its past leaders.

    Opeña is presently writing the manuscripts for a book on Malaybalay history, a theme she said is much talked about but ba ...