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LGU, stakeholders sign Meycauayan River clean-up MOA

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Mayor Henry Villarica signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) of the “Adopt-a-Waterbody Program within Meycauayan River System and its tributaries” with 47 private companies, 26 barangays, the Department of Natural Resources (DENR), Department of Interior Local Government (DILG) and Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the agreement to raise the quality of water in the Meycauayan lake today, December 5, 2023 at the City of Meycauayan Convention Center.

In the 12.9-kilometer stretch of the river, each program member is responsible for cleaning their part of the estuary or conducting a clean-up drive. Besides increasing the water quality, it will also prevent flooding in the city.

Program stakeholders approved the Action Plan last Oct. 16, 2023. Among the 47 corporations that supported are the following: Nutri Asia; Marinela Gold Smelting; Chelsi Leather and Services Inc.; Gerald Leather Industries; Kobeco Industries Co., Inc.; Arlo Aluminum Co. Inc.; Universal Robina Corp.; Halrey Construction, Inc.; Jollibee Meycauayan/Sto. Niño/EMA Town/Malhacan; Chowking Meycauayan/ EMA Town Center; Nazarene Hospital; Valenzuela Tannery Corp.; Comfort Complex; Tosen Foods, Inc.; Everest Plastic Containers Ind. Inc.; Best Print Finishing Corp.; Liquigaz Philippines Corp.; Silvertides Holdings Corp; San Miguel Aerocity Inc.; TAISEI DMCI Joint Venture; D.M. Consunji, Inc.; Bulakan North Gateway Holdings, Inc.; Meycauayan Doctor’s Hospital; Biostar One Solution, Inc.; Soliman EC; Shrink Pack Phils.; Coca-Cola; FS Petroleum Plus Traders, Inc.; Global Pacific Ware MFG Corp.; Supima Holdings, Inc.; Vishun Corporation; Primestocks Chemical Corp.; Nestle Philippines, Inc.; Wellmade Manufacturing Corp.; B-Mirk Enterprises Corporation; Extraordinary Gas Corp.; Styrotech Corp.; Steel Asia; GEC EM Enterprise; KYOSEI Packaging; SEMTRO Corporation; Solutions Inc. and AFC Manufacturing, Inc.

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