Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Acting Secretary Jim Sampulna and Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro inspect the dredging activity at the Marikina river during the turn-over ceremony of the Marikina River Restoration Project from the Task Force Build Back Better through the Department of Public Works and Highways National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) to DPWH’s Unified Project Management Office-Flood Control Management Cluster at Brgy. Sta. Elena, Marikina City on March 9, 2022.
The dredging project is to address the perennial problem of flooding in Marikina, Pasig, Quezon City and other areas along Marikina River. (Ieshua Jai-ren Asuncion/BENJAMIN CUARESMA/ai/mtvn)