Dagupan City – flood free by 2023

THE construction of drainage system in Sta. Maria, Bonuan Boquig is also in line with the local government’s vision of a flood-free Dagupan by year 2023 with all the completed, on-going and soon to start road infrastructures of the city.

Engr. Josephine Corpuz of the City Planning and Development Office said the construction of the drainage will be the first in the area, saying: “By 2023, for sure, the entire area of Bonuan Boquig will have drainage systems.”

Corpuz also explained that the projects will help achieve a flood-free Dagupan and in order to achieve this, there should be drainage systems in all areas of the city.

“Mayor Fernandez is planning for a flood-free Dagupan. This means all roads will be upgraded, have drainage systems and all the creeks will undergo rehabilitation.” said Corpuz.

Meanwhile, Elisa Areniego, a resident of Bonuan Boquig, expressed her gratitude to the city government for making its plans to build drainage systems in the entire city in order to prevent anymore deep flooding.

“We have floods in the area every year, sometimes at waist-level. So, we’re really happy and grateful that Mayor Fernandez is planning to have a drainage constructed here.” said Areniego. (Verdelle De Vera/CIO)

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