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Air Quality Management (as of CY 2010)


Air Shed Established : 4
  • Davao City - 1 air shed (MC# 2003-04)
  • Compostela Valley - 1 air shed (on process)
  • Davao del Sur - 1 air shed (on process)
  • Davao del Norte - 1 air shed (on process)
Air Quality Network Established: 2
  • Bunawan District Air Quality Monitoring Network
  • Buhangin-Agdao-Poblacion Monitoring Network

 

Water Quality Monitoring

Classified Waterbodies (as of CY 2009): 26
(Table 1 - Classified Waterbodies)
Area
No. of Rivers Classified
Classification
Davao City
7
 
  • Bunawan River
C
  • Davao River
    • (Sta. 1-4)

B

    • (Sta. 5-8)
A
  • Ilang River
C
  • Lasang River
B
  • Lipadas River
    • Mt. Apo National Park to Baracayo
AA
    • Brgy. Baracayo to Brgy. Bangkas (midstream)
A
    • Brgy. Bangkas to Brgy. Alambre (midstream)
B
    • Brgy. Alambre to confluence of Davao Gulf (downstream)
C
  • Talomo River
B
  • Tamugan River
A
Davao del Sur
5
 
  • Digos River
 
    • Sta. 1-2
C
    • Sta. 3-6
B
  • Malita River
B
  • Padada River
D
  • Sibulan River
    • Sta. 1-3
B
    • Sta. 4-6
A
  • Padada-Mainit River
D
Davao del Norte
4
 
  • Hijo River
C
  • Tagum River
D
  • Tuganay River
B
  • Saug River
B
Davao Oriental
6
 
  • Sumlog River
C
    • Sta. 1-3
B
    • Sta. 3-5
A
    • Sta. 5 (headwater)
 
  • Baganga-Mahan-ub River
AA and A
  • Bitanagan River
B
  • Cateel River
A
  • Dapnan River
A
  • Manurigao River
A
Compostela Valley
4
 
  • Agusan River
C
  • Kingking River
C
  • Naboc River
C
  • Matiao
C



Pollution Control

Water Quality Management
  • Major Rivers classified to date: 26 rivers and 1-Gulf
  • Major Rivers classified this year: 3 rivers and 1-Gulf
  • Beach Water (Beaches under monitoring): 15 beaches
  • Beaches frequently used by foreign and domestic tourist : 2 beaches
  • Total rivers continuously monitored: 26 rivers and Davao Gulf
Industrial Compliance
  • No. of Firms compliant with pollution control law: 82 %
  • No. of Firms not compliant with pollution control law : 18%
  • No. of Potential Air Pollutive Firms : 705

    • With Permit to Operate : 451
    • Without Permit to Operate : 240
    • Without Air Pollution Control Device : 14

  • No. of Potential Water Pollutive Firms : 334

    • With Wastewater Discharge Permit : 212
    • Without WDP : 108
    • Without Water Treatment Facility : 14
Toxic Chemical Substance Management
  • Total Chemical Control Orders registered : 67

    • Cyanide distributors registered : 19
    • Mercury distributors registered : 15
    • Cyanide users registered : 16
    • Mercury users registered : 13
    • Asbestos users registered : 4
Hazardous Waste Management
  • Total registered  Hazardous Waste generators 526
  • Total Transporter of hazardous wastes registered 214
  • Total Treatment, Storage & Disposal Facilities registered 38

TOTAL ECC/CNC/LUC/EIS ISSUED FROM 1995 TO 2010: 4,678
(Table 2 - List of ECC/CNC/LUC/EIS Issued)