The P667 million Tagoloan Flood Control Project will be completed by July of this year. This was stated by Project Manager Engr. Gil I. Iturralde during the 14th Meeting of Flood Mitigation Committee (FMC) for Tagoloan River Sub-Project held at Tagoloan Municipal Hall last February 15.

The project which is funded by the Official Development Assistance from Japan, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) includes the construction of river dikes, partial excavation of river channel, drainage channel improvement in the upstream and downstream sections of Tagoloan River. It is among the priority river basins included in DPWH’s Flood Risk Management Project (FRIMP) under the Unified Project Management Office-Flood Control Management Cluster (UPMO-FCMC). Accordingly, Package 1 is already almost 100% completed while Package 2 is more than 95% done.

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