Inawayan River is located in Santa Cruz, Davao del Sur. It was reported that AboitizPower intended to use surface water for its cooling plant gathered from springs, freeflowing wells and the Inawayan River for it's Coal Fired Power Plant, causing concern for local residents and officials..
Inawayan River News
A memorandum of agreement was signed on Tuesday afternoon, May 16 between the Therma South Incorporated (TSI) of Aboitiz Power Corporation and its host communities aimed to implement programs that will ensure the protection of the river systems and creeks in barangays Binugao, Toril, Davao City and Inawayan in Sta. Cruz town, Davao del Sur.
The MOA was signed under the program "Adopt an Estero/Waterbody Program" of the TSI that will cover the Inawayan River and the Macaraing Creek in Binugao.
The signing was led by Engr. Valentin S. Saludes III, vice president and plant manager of TSI, t ...
For decades, the Tausug fisherfolks here in Barangay Inawayan, Toril spread their nets on the Quinocol river, always expecting the river to yield food for their families.
But things are not quite settling now, as the Aboitiz' coal fired-power plant is now near completion, and the city government has assessed the fishing village is in a danger zone.
"Since we were here, we did not experience calamity like flooding, big waves. How come this area is now classified by the local government as a danger zone?" asked 74-year old Sobrecary Jazan, who claims the four-hectare community was ow ...