By Leilanie G. Adriano Staff reporter LAOAG CITY—Ilocos Norte Water District General Manager John Teodoro called on its concessionaires in Ilocos Norte and some parts of Ilocos Sur and Cagayan to help conserve water and start growing trees now. In time for its 15th year anniversary on August 16, 2017, Mr. Teodoro said there is no better way to help INWD sustain its mandate than to observe water conservation and to report any leaks in water system. On its 15th anniversary, INWD management and staff conducted a replanting activity around the Paoay Lake, where the government-run water district and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources jointly developed a forest project in partnership with some private lot owners at the lake. According to Mr. Teodoro, about 8,500 mahogany saplings were planted during the first phase of the project. To sustain it, the INWD closely monitors its growth. “For every tree planting, we cannot avoid there are some mortality. So
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