Panigan-Tamugan Watershed

Davao City, Davao del Sur

Panigan-Tamugan Watershed is located in Baguio District, Davao City, Davao del Sur. The Panigan-Tamugan watershed is crucial as it is the only viable alternative source of the city's drinking water and one of the sites of a USAID-funded project entitled" Up-scaling Forest Restoration Efforts in Key Biodiversity Areas.

Panigan-Tamugan Watershed News

  • Bantay Bukid To Focus In Guarding Watersheds

    During the Panagtagbo event Capt. Voltaire S. Engracia PN (Ret.) was introduced as the person assigned to handle the Bantay Bukid volunteers.

    All the reports of the Bantay Bukid volunteers will be submitted to him. He is assigned to enforce the Watershed Code of Davao City.

    "I am the representative of Davao City to enforce the watershed code and to protect the forest" he said during an interview on the sideline of the event on November 21, Tuesday.

    He said that he will give focus on the implementation of the watershed in the second and third district.

    "We are going to expand on the ...

  • Davao Fun Ride To Generate Fund For Watershed Conservation

    Davao Fun Ride To Generate Fund For Watershed Conservation

    The annual biking event dubbed as "Flight of the Eagles" (FOTE) is set to raise funds for the protection of the citys watersheds, an official announced on Thursday, October 19.

    Dexter Maxino of SIKAD Davao, one of the organizing groups of the event told reporters they are eyeing to gather over 200 participants in the 14th edition of FOTE slated on November 12.

    The collected fund is aimed to benefit the Panigan-Tamugan, Talomo-Lipadas and Malagos watersheds and other sites of the Davao City Water Districts Adopt-a-site reforestation project.

    This years fun ride will have two routes: th ...

  • Davao Water District Adopts Site In Tamugan Watershed

    Davao Water District Adopts Site In Tamugan Watershed

    The Davao City Water District (DCWD) will officially open its Adopt-a-Site project in Mt. Tipolog-Tamugan Watershed, as it signed an agreement with the Obu Manuvu tribe of Davao City on September 13.

    Signatories were DCWD general manager Edwin V. Regalado, vice chairman Lipatuan Joel Unad, Bae Nerza Savera of the Obu Manuvu Unified Ancestral Domain Tribal Council of Elders/Leaders Inc.; National Commission on Indigenous Peoples-Davao Director Geroncio R. Aguio, and Tambobong barangay captain Felicidad M. Helicame.

    Regalado said the newly-signed agreement is an addendum to a memorandum of ...

  • Forest Guards To Meet Mayor Sara Duterte Next Month

    Forest Guards To Meet Mayor Sara Duterte Next Month

    About 228 forest guards are set to meet with City Mayor Sara Duterte in a gathering next month.

    Chinkie Golle, ​e​xecutive ​d​irector of Interface Development Interventions IDIS told reporters on Thursday, September 28, the citys volunteer forest guards called Bantay Bukid will hav​e​ their final orientation in October with the presence of the mayor.

    Golle said ​the mayor personally want​s​ to thank the forest guards for voluntarily safeguarding and monitoring the watershed areas of the city.

    She added that the convention aims to c ...

  • DCWD Opens Adopt-a-Site Project In Mt Tipolog-Tamugan Watershed

    DCWD Opens Adopt-a-Site Project In Mt Tipolog-Tamugan Watershed

    Davao City Water District will officially open its Adopt-a-Site project in Mt. Tipolog-Tamugan Watershed as it signs an agreement with the Obu Manuvu Tribe of Davao City on September 13, 2017.

    Signatories were DCWD general manager Engr. Edwin V. Regalado, vice-chairman Lipatuan Joel Unad and Bae Nerza Savera of the Obu-Manuvu Unified Ancestral Domain Tribal Council of Elders/Leaders, Inc., as authorized by the Obu Manuvu Indigenous Cultural Communities of Davao City, regional director of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples XI Atty. Geroncio R. Aguio, and Tambobong barangay captain ...

  • Riverbank Rainforestation In Davao Earns Recognition

    Riverbank Rainforestation In Davao Earns Recognition

    A riverbank-reforestation project in the northern hinterland here was recognized as the best community-rainforestation initiative.

    The reforestation project in the section of the Panigan-Tamugan River in the Talomo-Lipadas watershed in Baguio district was started and nurtured by a member of the barangay police.

    The Interface Development Interventions (Idis) and the environmental organization Foundation for the Philippine Environment (FPE) said they recognized the regreening project on the banks of the Tamugan River, led by barangay police Jessie Josue, "for having the most number of heal ...