NAVAL, Biliran- The Department of Public Works and Highways – Biliran District Engineering Office (DPWH-DEO) has installed rainwater collection system projects amounting to P3.366 million that could benefit 12 schools in this province.
David Adongay Jr., DPWH-DEO district engineer, in an interview with Leyte Samar Daily Express identified the recipient schools as the Caraycaray Elementary School in Naval town; Tucdao National High School and Tucdao Elementary School, both in Kawayan town; Culaba National High School in Culaba;JD Garcia Elementary School, Salawad Elementary School and Cabucgayan National High School of Arts and Trade in Cabucgayan; Biliran National High School in Biliran; and, Casibang Elementary School, Binalayan Central School, Maripipi National Vocational School, and Maripipi Central School, all in Maripipi.
Alfredo Bollido, DPWH-BDEO assistant district engineer, said in a separate interview that the completion of these rainwater collector system projects will provide an independent water supply to the recipient schools where water is scarce.
Bollido said that these rainwater collector systems were installed to accumulate rainwater from the roof of school buildings and used to flush on toilets and in watering plants rather than let it to run off to nowhere.