Watershed management in the City of Baguio

Vittorio Jerico L. Cawis


It was the major purpose of this study to determine the status of the watershed management of Baguio City as perceived by the stakeholders namely; the City Environment and Parks Management Office (CEPMO), the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office Baguio City (CENTRO), The Baguio Water District (BWD), and the officials of the different barangays covering the Busol Watershed, Buyog Watershed, and the Camp 8 Watershed. The City Government’s watershed management thrust clutches through the City Council Resolution No. 096 Series of 2010 or known as the “Seven-Point Strategic Action Plan for the Rehabilitation and Protection of Watersheds and Forest Reservations. This descriptive survey study made use of the questionnaire-checklist as its main data gathering tool. In addition, informal interviews were conducted during the data gathering process. The extent of implementation of the City Council Resolution No. 096 Series of 2010 fell under a slightly implemented category. On the extent of participation; the results show that the implementation was slightly participated by the respondents.

Key words: Watershed, management, resolution

October 23, 2018
UB RJ Vol. XL, No. 1 2016

Source: UB Research Journal, Vol. XL, No. 1 2016