In view of the recent El Niño Alert raised by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA), the Manapla Water District reminds everyone to employ water conservation measures to mitigate the impacts of El Niño.
It is known that El Niño widely affects water sources due to drought and dry-spells brought by below-normal rainfall condition. According to PAG-ASA, some provinces are now experiencing water shortage, partly due to massive decline in rainfall. Furthermore, El Niño may emerge in the coming season (June-July-August) at 80% probability and may continue until the first quarter of 2024. Thus, the public and government agencies are encouraged to take precautionary measures.
Here are the some conservation tips for guidance:
Infographic source: LWUA