Zambo to host Watershed Summit 2007
Zamboanga City (September 3) -- The city is preparing to host the Philippine Association of Water Districts' (PAWD) Watershed Summit 2007 this coming September 5 to 7 at the Executive Hall of Garden Orchid Hotel.
The Zamboanga City Water District together with water districts all over the country will converge to discuss the protection and maintenance of watersheds among others.
With the theme "Save the watersheds: Global Concern, Nationwide Action" the summit aims to address issues and concerns on how to obtain presidential proclamation for pinpointed watersheds in water districts areas, NIPAS Law and other relevant laws on watersheds and to raise awareness on global warming.
The event will also be another opportunity to showcase the pristine beauty of Zamboanga City's watershed.
The summit will kick off on Wednesday, Sept. 5 with a short opening program at 8:30 am with Mr. Romeo Calara, PAWD President and General Manager, Angeles City Water District will give the welcome address.
District 2 Representative Erbie Fabian is expected to give an inspirational message while Mayor Celso Lobregat will give the keynote speech. (PIA ZC) [top]