ORMOC CITY-With the onset of ‘ber months’, comes along the rainy season in the Philippines.
As such, the Maintenance Section of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Leyte 4th District Engineering Office (DEO) thru its fieldworkers intensifies the clearing and cleaning of drainages along the National roads within its jurisdiction.
This includes de-clogging and clearing of silted waterways, especially in flood-prone areas.
In an interview with the local media, District Engineer Allan D. Eway urges the public to practice proper waste disposal, and to refrain from throwing of garbage into the canals and drainage system, which cause clogged drainages that result in flooding.
Furthermore, he ensures that the Maintenance Personnel are always on alert and prepared to respond during calamities. (PR)