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Philippines

Manila hopes greener shorelines will yield cleaner water and less flooding

22 Jun 2017, Citiscope

Laguna de Bay, one of the largest freshwater lakes in Asia, is the centerpiece of a flood and sewage crisis in Metro Manila. Authorities are now conysidering soft-path solutions principally aimed at better managing stormwater and cleaning up the capital region’s filthy waterways.





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