Water firms ordered to help speed up Boracay cleanup
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Water concessionaires in Boracay have been ordered to work together and help speed up the cleanup of the island, which will be closed starting next Thursday. Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu yesterday directed the Boracay Island Water Co. Inc. (BWIC) and Boracay Tubi Systems Inc. (BTSI) to treat the wastewater being discharged into the sea and to solve the cesspool problem. Cimatu also ordered an investigation into the reported spike in the coliform level at Bulabog beach.
Simeon, L.M., Villanueva, R., Rendon, J., & Porcalla, D. (2018, April 20). Water firms ordered to help speed up Boracay cleanup. The Philippine Star, p. 2.
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Tourism; Water; Cleaning; Wastewater treatment; Coliforms; Drainage water; Water quality; Water management; Water quality control; Restoration; Environmental restoration; Moratoria; Livelihoods; Management; Boracay Island Water Co. Inc. (BWIC); Boracay Tubi Systems Inc. (BTSI); Bayan Muna; Karapatan; Center for Environmental Concerns (CEC); Cimatu, Roy; Cambay, Jesus Sr.; Zarate, Carlos; Rendon, Jennifer; Porcalla, Delon
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