According to Rodriguez, the dike must be rehabilitated to prevent water from spilling to the Pampanga River which can cause major flooding in the City of San Fernando.
In Barangay San Mateo of the said town, which considered the approach of Pampanga River, a slope protection will be installed to prevent soil erosion in riverbanks.
Rodriguez said that they are avoiding the breaching which caused not only flooding but also lahar embankment.
"We have elevated the transverse dike to catch the lahar and only let water flow to the downstream," Rodriguez explained.
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Former congressman Francis Blue Boy Nepomuceno is also continuing his parents' great political legacy for being elected again in May 2007 as city mayor of Angeles City.
He is the son of Honorable Francisco and Juanita L.
Nepomuceno of Maryland and KHP/KWC and Batiawan Foundation founder David D. Included in the long list of favorite sons and daughters of Angeles City are Dr. He also made a name for himself for his charitable projects as a Rotarian in Angeles City and Mabalacat in the 80s."If all of these will be pursued, Pampanga, particularly the third district, will be safe from flooding," he stressed. Subscribe to our digital editions at epaper.ph and get a free seven-day trial. DISCLAIMER: Sun Star website welcomes friendly debate, but comments posted on this site do not necessary reflect the views of the Sun Star management and its affiliates. CITY OF SAN FERNANDO - Representative Oscar Rodriguez bared some of his plans to mitigate the flooding in Pampanga's third district. Star Pampanga, Rodriguez said that the government has funded some major flood-prevention projects in the province.One of the projects in the 2016 line-up is the massive rehabilitation of the Cupang Dike in Arayat town, which was damaged after the onslaught of typhoon "Nona".