Angat River

Angat, Bulacan

Angat River (also called Bulacan River) is a river in the Philippines located in the Province of Bulacan. It flows from the Sierra Madre mountain range to Manila Bay. Three dams are located along the river namely Angat, Ipo and Bustos. The catchment or basin area of the river is 1,085 km2.

Angat River snakes through the municipalities of Dona Remedios Trinidad, Norzagaray, Angat, B ...

ustos, San Rafael, Baliwag, Plaridel, Pulilan, Calumpit, Paombong, and Hagonoy. The river joins the Pampanga River at Calumpit via the Bagbag River.

Angat River or Bulacan River News

  • A Bulacan Adventure Of Angat River Glamping And Malangaan Cave And Spring

    Bulacan is often off the tourist map. Although known to still have pockets of bucolic life, it's fast becoming industrialized. Since it's located next to Metro Manila, it's where a getaway is perceived to be nothing different from having a staycation in a progressive city. For the longest time, it's only been associated with heritage houses and native delicacies. What many don't know is that the clean Angat River flows through some of its towns and the foothills of Sierra Madre are just nearby. That combo alone makes for a game-changing weekend that doesn't require a painful commute or drive. ...

  • Indigenous people groups oppose Aquino legacy dam projects

    Groups of indigenous peoples voiced their opposition against the legacy dam projects of the Aquino administration weeks before the president's last State of the Nation Address (SONA).

    The New Centennial Water Source Project (NCWSP) threatens the ancestral domains of Dumagat-Remontados, an ethnic tribe in Quezon and Rizal provinces, said Conchita Calzado, member of a Dumagat-Remontado people's organization, SAGIBIN.

    The Kaliwa Dam Project, the first part of the NCWSP, was mentioned by President Benigno Aquino III in his 4th SONA.

    Aquino then said, "According to some studies, there may ...

  • Mga Bulakenyo hinihikayat na magtanim ng maraming puno

    Hinikayat ng pamahalaang lalawigan ng Bulacan ang mga nasasakupan na magtanim ng mas maraming puno upang magkaroon ng malinis na hangin at maisalba ang nasisirang kalikasan.

    Ang panawagan ay kasabay ng isasagawang tree planting activity sa Sitio Suha sa barangay San Mateo, bayan ng Norzagaray bukas bilang pakikiisa sa pambansang paggunita ng Arbor Day kung saan 2,000 assorted seedlings mula sa Department of Environment and Natural Resources ang itatanim.

    Ayon kay Gobernador Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado, ito ay naglalayong mapangalagaan ang mga puno na naitanim noong nakaraang taon at makapagta ...

  • Saving Angat River

    With the objective of documenting the present condition of the Angat River (known as the Rio de Quingua during the Spanish period) through skillful and artistic photography, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) successfully organized the 1st Rio de Quingua National Photography Competition. Winners were recently announced and awarded in a ceremony held at the Events Center of Robinsons Supermarket Pulilan. On hand to award the winners were Pulilan Mayor Vicente B. Esguerra Jr., NCCA Chairperson of the National Committee of Visual Arts (NCVA) Prof. Joey Tañedo, Rotary Club of ...

  • Defending a critical watershed

    He was to be hung upside down, skinned alive, and sunk into the depths of the reservoir. Senior forest ranger Nelson Gagto has received all sorts of threats from timber poachers and charcoal makers he has apprehended over the years at the Angat Watershed Reservation, but has managed to survive.

    Gagto is part of the 20-man National Power Corporation-Angat Watershed Action Team (AWAT) tasked to protect the watershed, confiscate illegally gathered forest products and chainsaws, and apprehend timber poachers and charcoal makers.

    The forests in the 62,309-hectare watershed directly affect Ang ...

  • Steel plant project opposed in Bulacan citing limited Angat River resources

    Authorities on Wednesday held at a public consultation for the issuance of an environmental compliance certificate (ECC) of a steel plant here amid opposition to inconsistencies on its environmental impact statement (EIS).

    The consultation was held in front of Grand Industrial Estate in Parulan, where lawyers Lito Segui, chief legal department of Environmental Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources along with Michael Drake Matias, chief of the environment impact assessment and management division led the discussions with representatives of Del Pilar Steel c ...