Prospects of Freshwater Tackled in Lake Congress

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Prospects of Freshwater Tackled in Lake Congress


MANILA, Philippines - Scores of scientists, hydrologists and ichthyologists will tackle threats to freshwater fish species in Laguna de Bay, Taal Lake, Lake Buluan in Mindanao and other inland water bodies in the Visayas during the 2nd National Congress on Philippines Lakes that starts on Thursday in Los Banos, Laguna and ends on April 29.Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) general manager Rodrigo Cabrera said the congress is significant since it comes eight years after the first congress was held, a period that also saw an increase in the rate of intrusion into lakeshore areas, soil erosion and the disposal of untreated waste in many lakes.Organized by the Southeast Asian Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), Lakecon 2011 also tackles a new approach in treating water from Laguna de Bay to meet Philippine National Standards for drinking water using high performance membranes.SEARCA director Dr. Gil Saguiguit Jr. said the congress is being held "to build up the knowledge base on Philippine lakes, promote the adoption of a common framework for lake management and identify research and policy agenda."Speakers during the congress include Saguiguit, Dr. Luis Rey I. Velasco, chancellor of the University of the Philippines at Los Banos (UPLB), Los Banos Mayor Antonio Genuino, Laguna Gov. Jorge Ejercito and Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri, chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.Adelina S. Borja, officer-in-charge of the Environmental Regulation Department of the LLDA, will update the participants on what had transpired from Lakecon 2003 to the present. …

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