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Water levels in Luzon dams stabilize says power firm By DEXTER A. SEE July 27, 2010, 11:10am

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Water levels in Luzon dams stabilize says power firm

By DEXTER A. SEE
July 27, 2010, 11:10am
 
BOKOD, Benguet – The water level in the three major power plants in Northern Luzon, which are the source of electricity for numerous areas, has already stabilized because of the continuous rains. These hydro plants could now generate sufficient power to be infused to the Luzon grid to add up to the dwindling supply, a ranking official of the SN Aboitize Power Corporation Benguet (SNAPB) said.

Lawyer Mike Hosillos, SNAPB vice-president for external affairs, revealed the water level in the 75-megawatt Ambuclao dam already reached 745 meters above sea level which is just a few meters below the 752 meters above sea level high water level of the 60-year old power plant.

On the other hand, the 100-megawatt Binga dam, which is located downstream the Ambuclao dam, particularly in nearby Itogon town, has a convincing 568 meters above sea level water elevation which.... MORE
SourceThe Manila Bulletin
URL: http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/269059/water-levels-luzon-dams-stabilize-says-power-firm

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