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

  • 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 ...

  • Treading The Green Road

    Treading The Green Road

    It was not a usual day for me. Why?

    There were a lot of reasons.

    Last Saturday, October 15, I was roused from sleep at 4:10 a.m. after receiving a phone call from my girlfriend (Jandiane Esteban) who scolded me for answering her calls only after couple of rings.

    It's a mortal sin. Yes, she was calling because she's worried for us to be late for a scheduled Watershed Media Tour at 5 a.m. But we made it on time and even arrived there earlier than the other participants-an achievement.

    When all the participants were ready, we then headed to Panigan-Tamugan Watershed in Baguio District ...

  • Closer To Nature

    Closer To Nature

    Birding or birdwatching is gaining foothold among locals, and it is hopefully the key to mainstreaming environmental conservation in the selfie generation.

    It has been a premise a long time ago that the reason many people cannot truly comprehend nature conservation is because they only see icons -- in our part, Mt. Apo, the Philippine Eagle, and the Euan the Sanderiana or waling-waling.

    Very few are able to actually come close to the natural environment and see the beauty as well as recognize the threats. In the Up-Scaling Community Action and Response (U-Care) for the protection of Talo ...