By Rina Jimenez-David
When we are done despoiling our water, air, land, and resources, where do we go? Can we go elsewhere? And in the vast immenseness of space, can we find a host-planet similar to Earth, with the same capacity to sustain human life?
By Neal H. Cruz
Here we go again. Every summer, the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) warns of a water shortage and an impending water rationing.
That water is a precious resource is dramatized every time the dry season hits a blazing peak from March to May. That means now, when authorities warn that the dams supplying water to Metro Manila are approaching critical levels. In the provinces, high temperatures and lack of water are not only affecting farmlands needing irrigation but also exacerbating the horrific conditions in evacuation centers.
By Juan L. Mercado
Come June, “I hope we can toast together,” Manila Water Consortium president Gerardo Ablaza Jr. said. Toast what?
By Antonio M. Claparols
With the heavy rains there’s water everywhere, and yet we’re running out of potable water! Flooding is a perennial problem in Metro Manila and many other parts of the country. It poses a challenge to our government, which reportedly needs two decades or more to complete a flood-control master plan. If one travels to Baguio […]