Unique Stories About Pasig River: PRRC Urges Public To Share Their Stories

The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) is urging the public to share their stories about Pasig River.

According to PRRC Executive Director Jose Antonio E. Goitia, the public needs to know these stories and inspire them to help in the revival of Pasig River.

Stories can be sent to the PRRC prrc.gov@gmail.com) and those that will be chosen will be posted on the website— theriverman.org.

“We need to share these unique stories to let the public know how we value the Pasig River,” Goitia added.

At the same time, Goitia said that the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) is determined to bring Pasig River back to life by putting mechanisms to prevent and to counter acts of “esterorism” in rivers and waterways that lead to Pasig River.

In addition to these, he said that the PRRC River Warriors were able to divert 21 million kilos of solid waste from the Pasig River. Due to PRRC’s efforts and determination, 17 priority tributaries had been converted into environmental preservation areas.

“The Pasig River was once biologically dead but now the river has gradually backed to life,” Goitia added.

Goitia said, that the public should not lose hope for the Pasig River it will survive and it has been gradually happening.

In this regard, Goitia called on the public to cooperate with and help the government on the rehabilitation of the Pasig River.

“You are not only helping us but the generations to come, they will realize that Pasig River is a dream that will become a reality,” said Goitia.

You can submit your entry to prrc.gov@gmail.com

The RiverMan

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