By Zaldy Commanda
BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Benjamin Magalong has invited barangay leaders and citizens to participate in the clean-up activities of the Balili River on September 16, from 8 to 11 a.m.
The Balili River Day clean-up is an annual activity which is backed by an ordinance. It aims to revitalize the waterway.
Activities are undertaken by local government units, the Environment Management Bureau (EMB-CAR), Department on Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-CAR), the Balili River System Revitalization Coalition (BRSRC), and residents in areas traversed by the Baili River including Baguio City, La Trinidad, Sablan and Tublay municipalities in Benguet.
The river runs along a 23.8 kilometer path.
The affected river basins that will be part of the clean-up are Agno-Ambalanga, Asin-Galiano,Balili and Bued.