Lanzones Street, Poblacion,  Bayugan City


Pursuant to Presidential Decree No. 198 (Provincial Water Utilities Act of 1973), the Bayugan Water District was formed for the purpose of the following:

Section 5.

       ●    Acquiring, installing, improving, maintaining and operating water supply and distribution systems for domestic, industrial, municipal and agricultural uses for residents and lands within the boundaries of such districts;
       ●    Providing, maintaining and operating wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal facilities; and
       ●    Conducting such other functions and operations incidental to water resource development, utilization and disposal within such districts, as are necessary or incidental to said purpose.

Section 32.

Protection of Waters of District – A district may commence, maintain, intervene in, defend and compromise actions, and proceedings to prevent interference with or deterioration of water quality or the natural flow of any surface, stream or ground water supply which may be used or useful for any purpose of the district or be a common benefit to the lands or its inhabitants.

Presidential Decree 1479
Section 6. Section 32 of the same decree is hereby amended to read as Section 31.

"Sec. 31. Protection of Waters and Facilities of District. A district shall have the right to (e) take over the management, administration, operation and maintenance of all watersheds within its territorial boundaries."

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