WEPA Database


Last Updated : 07 February 2023.

The Philippines is an archipelagic country with a tropical and monsoon climate endowed with coastal bays, rivers, lakes, and groundwater. It has abundant water resources with water availability of 5,302 m3/year/capita, which varies according to topography and season. River basins are classified according to size, by the National Water Resources Board. Owing to their significance for water sources for industry, agriculture and domestic uses, and ecological stability, the government considers protection and conservation of water resources a high priority for overall socio-economic development and sustainability.

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