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DPWH completes construction of flood control project in Kananga

KANANGA, Leyte -- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Leyte 4th District Engineering Office (DEO) has completed the construction of Canawagan Flood Control (Upstream) in this municipality.

The P144,749,999.97 flood mitigation structure has a total project net length of 1,300 lineal meters with a 2-meter maintenance lane on both sides. It is constructed along Canawagan River in Brgy. Natubgan, Kananga, Leyte to protect residential properties and farmlands against perennial flooding during heavy rain and typhoons.

Funded under the General Appropriations Act (GAA) 2022, the project is in line with the Department’s mandate to build 13 flood control systems in Leyte 4th District for CY 2022, eight (8) of which were already completed, to serve as long-term solution in reducing damage to flood-prone areas thus ensuring the safety of the public. (GFQ/DPWH 4th DEO)

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