In line with the objective of promoting environmental protection and cleanliness, the Municipality of Baliwag through the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) and initiative of Mayor Ferdie Estrella, a massive clean-up drive was recently held along irrigation canals in the town. It was conducted on 24th of June, Saturday, at exactly six in the morning.
The town wide clean-up drive mainly covers the whole stretch of irrigation canals from six (6) respective barangays in Baliwag namely: Barangay Bagong Nayon, Sto, Cristo, Makinabang, Concepcion, Tarcan and Sta. Barbara. Participants from the said clean-up drive were various groups composed of students from different colleges, households, barangay officials and volunteers, government agencies, and even business establishments.
Through teamwork and joint effort, the said Clean-up Drive was a success empowering the spirit of bayanihan among Baliwagenyos thus creating a heightened awareness and public support of community among various issues on the environment.