Pasonanca dam level critical PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 October 2017 15:56

The level of the Pasonanca dam has reached critical level as of 8am Wednesday due to continuous heavy rains in Zamboanga city

Based on an advisory of the Zamboanga City Water District, dam level has reached 75.90 meters which had been described as “Critical: Above Normal.”

Turbidity is at 176 NTU, far more than the normal turbidity of 5NTU.

The ZCWD has advised people living along riverbanks to be on alert for possible overflow of tributaries due to increased water flow.

Some areas also experienced no water to low water pressure to enable water district personnel to attend to the turbidity problem.

In an advisory, the ZCWD informed the public water was cut off in the entire west coast area by Primewater due to the torrential rainfall.