rain water collection

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wen it rains….it pours….as dey say….w/ all d concrete pavement in the cities, d soil can no longer breath & rainwater goes directly to nearby water bodies 2gether w/silts thus groundwater aquifers r no longer replenished. if we all collect rain water then we can help minimize sudden flooding…..rain water collection is not only for pple who don’t have enough water, it’s a storm water management intervention!

in d phils. der is a law, designed to save rainwater during the rainy season in catchments or sumps, w/c was passed way back in 1989…..Republic Act No. 6716, the law that provides for the construction of water wells, rainwater collectors, development of springs and rehabilitation of existing water wells in all of the country’s barangays.

since wer only good in making laws & nobody cares bout storm water mgt….d 21 yr old rain water collection law just like other laws in d phils. was never successfully implemented….

now dat water is being scarce once again in metro manila, pple started 2think bout rainwater collections….most likely tis desire will soon die after water supply has been normalized….

storm water mgt. has many benefits e.g., safety, health & environment….but who gives a ????

nxt tme derz a flashflood……think bout storm water mgt!

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celfon recycling

how do dey recycle celfon? check tis out 2find d answer….

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a friendly reminder 2everyone…..  we all nid 2do our share….

mangrove forest of sabang, palawan

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may 29, 2010: had a chance 2visit d mangrove paddle-boat tour in sabang, palawan. it’s near d famous underground river

lady mangrove herself was d one who guided us in d tour… Aida Moyano is president of the Mangrove Paddle-boat Tour Guide Association. tourist help in d preservation f d mangroves since 40% of d fees goes 2d association & 60% go 2d guides.

d mangrove trees r tall & some r more dan 100 years f age….

as a tradition, each visitor has 2plant at least one mangrove seedling at d end f d tour…..w/ all those young mangrove trees around….it seems dat lots n lots of pple already visited d place…..

Cradle to Cradle Author William McDonough

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twenty-minute video presentation by William McDonough, architect, visionary, designer, and co-author of one of the central books that sparked the modern green movement, Cradle to Cradle.

d video was presented in 2005….but still very much contemporary….