Search starts for another waste pipeline in Boracay
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Authorities are digging for another pipeline believed to be discharging wastewater on the beachfront of Boracay island. Richard Fabila, chief of City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) in Boracay, said he documented black and smelly water coming from a holding tank in the area last May 5. The environment department and CENRO noted on Tuesday that wastewater seems to be flowing from the holding tank. Fabila believes that some establishments are tapping illegally into the holding tank. "Dahil sa mga paghuhukay na ito may iba pang na expose, tulad nito na sinasabi nila na isa itong condemned end point ng isang creek, kaya lang may mga instances na nag-oover flow daw," he said. "Hindi naman talaga mag-overflow ito kung walang nagko-connect dito kasi kung stagnant water ito dapat hindi siya nag overflow."
Search starts for another waste pipeline in Boracay. (2018, May 17). Daily Guardian, p. 2.
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