Although, Baliwag has very few factories that will aggravate pollution, Baliwag has over 12k tricycles and about the same number or more single motorcycles. Estimated jeepney is pegged at 1500 and 10,000 private vehicles use our roads daily.
The local government is serious in mitigating effects of climate change by taking care of the environment. We need helping hands and sure support from the people to do this. The monthly clean up, legislations on plastic and segregation, greening and green procurement and water resiliency programs are just some of the measures initiated to do this,” Mayor Ferdie shared.
By decommissiong old engines that burn fuel thrice or more than the action of new generation engines. Walking alone is difficult much more bad fumes all over. This move will be beneficial to us especially to those who frequently walk the streets. Inhaling these fumes is just the worst experience.
Likewise, a technical working group was also established to draft guidelines for newly constructed septic tanks in the Municipality of Baliwag. Seepage can mix with our underground water and can cause sanitation problems.
The Water District has the responsibility to lead us to a water resilient community. We are empowering them to make sure future generations will have access to clean and safe water.
Buko retailers and wholesalers were advised to bring their buko shells or husks at the Tiaong MrF where it will be grinded.
As Baliwag begins to implement the segregation and plastic ordinance, it is faced by indifference and ignorance of some Baliwagenyos who believe that a man per se is an island. For now, good luck to the implementors, face them with will, consistencyand firmness, something they have never experienced in their life.