Philippine dam drops below critical water level

Philippine dam drops below critical water level

MANILA, Philippines - The water level in Angat Dam continues to fall below its critical level on Saturday, Manila Water Company said.

The water concessionaire said in its Twitter account that the dam, which services majority of Metro Manila's water supply, hit 178.53 meters as of 8 a.m. on Saturday, from 178.92 meters on Friday. The critical level is at 180 meters.

Manila Water services the east zone of the metro (Pasig, Taguig, Makati, Mandaluyong, Cubao & Balara inQuezon City, Marikina, San Juan and Antipolo-Rizal).

Meanwhile the water level in La Mesa dam hit 77.96 meters, from 78.08 meters.

Water level in Ipo dam dropped to 99.45 meters, from 99.42 meters.

DAM LEVELS AS OF MAY 17 8AM ANGAT 178.53 LA MESA 77.96 IPO 99.45

— Manila Water (@ManilaWaterPH)

DAM LEVELS AS OF MAY 16 8AM: ANGAT=178.92 LA MESA=78.08 IPO=99.42

— Manila Water (@ManilaWaterPH)

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