Philippines: Reducing Mercury and Heavy Metals Contamination in Meycauayan River System

Mercury and heavy metals toxicity endanger lives and livelihoods along the Meycauayan river system north of Manila. River clean-up has begun, but contamination may have reached groundwater sources. This Pilot and Demonstration Activity (PDA) approved by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in January 2008 will help develop technologies to reduce the toxicity of the Meycauayan river system.
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