- Sapang Baho River
river_name = Sapang Baho River
Laguna de Baythrough the Manggahan Floodway
mouth_elevation = less than 2 meters above sea level
watershed = The "Sapang Baho River" is a river system that runs through Rizal Province and
Marikina Cityin the Philippines. The name, when literally translated, means "smelly creek." It is one of 21 River tributaries of Laguna de Bayand is regularly monitored by the Laguna Lake Development Authority(LLDA) through one of its 15 river monitoring stations.
Monitoring and Conservation
In the latest (December 2005) Water Quality Status Report listed on the LLDA's site, the Sapang Baho River was listed as "worse than Class D" with very low %
Dissolved Oxygensaturation. It also indicated that this status had been "maintained" since the river was last monitored.
According to the
Department of Environment and Natural Resources's Water Usage & Classification for Fresh Water, Class D Quality freshwater is suitable for agriculture, irrigation, livestock watering and industrial water supply class II. "Worse than Class D" means that the Sapang Bato is not usable for any of these functions.
The Sapang Baho has been noted to have a blue color which has been attributed to dissolved matter. This mixes with the water in
Mangahan floodway, and from there to the Lake.
first=City of Marikina
author-link=City of Marikina
title=City of Marikina: Topography
authorlink =Leonardo Liongson
title =Data Monitoring and Needs
booktitle =Proceedings of the Workshop/Discussions on Integrated Manila Bay/Laguna Lake System and Surrounding Watersheds
publisher =Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
date =November 23-24, 2000
location =Hotel Rembrandt, Quezon City
Laguna de Bay
Laguna Lake Development Authority
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