Project 2. Management and Protection of Water Bodies
Study 2. Phytoremediation of Polluted Rivers within Priority Watersheds in Northern and Central Luzon
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Date Started January 2015
Date of Completion December 2018
Duration 3
Place of Implementation Sta.Barbara, Pangasinan (Sinocalan River); La Trinidad, Benguet (Balili River); Sta. Cruz, Zambales (Nayom River); Santiago City, Isabela (Ganano River)
Funding Agency ERDB
Proponent/s Darwin A. Ablang
Description Generally, the study aims to determine/screen plants that could be used to clean up contaminated rivers and other water bodies. To identify reeds/water plants that thrive along or floats in river systems; To assess the performance (growth, survival and amount of pollutants absorbed) of different water plant species in contaminated (organic, inorganic, etc.) river systems.
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