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|Length||80.6 km (50.1 mi)|
|Basin size||610 square kilometres (240 sq mi)|
Umiray River is the river that separates Aurora and Quezon provinces. It is bounded by the towns of Dingalan in Aurora and General Nakar in Quezon.
It is used as a means of transport by the illegal loggers. From the mountains, the illegal loggers float the troso (lumber) and float them downstream up to the ocean. During the late 20th century (and continuing up to the present), it has been the site of several clashes between the army and the communist group, the New People's Army. Recently, the government has made a project to link the Pacific Ocean with Angat River in Bulacan's mountains through a tunnel that will traverse Umiray River then cut through the mountains of Sierra Madre straight to Angat River. This project will alleviate the water shortages of both Bulacan province and Metro Manila. Species of shrimp and fish can be found here.
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Bulacan is a province in the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region. Its capital is the city of Malolos. Bulacan was established on August 15, 1578, and part of the Metro Luzon Urban Beltway Super Region.
Aurora is a province in the Philippines located in the eastern part of Central Luzon region, facing the Philippine Sea. Its capital is Baler and borders, clockwise from the south, the provinces of Quezon, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, and Isabela.
San Jose del Monte, officially the City of San Jose del Monte, often called as SJDM, is a 1st class component city in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 574,089 people, making it the largest local government unit within the province of Bulacan and Central Luzon and the 18th most populated city in the Philippines.
Dingalan, officially the Municipality of Dingalan, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Aurora, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 25,482 people.
Angat, officially the Municipality of Angat, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 59,237 people.
Bustos, officially the Municipality of Bustos, is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 67,039 people.
Doña Remedios Trinidad, officially the Municipality of Doña Remedios Trinidad, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 22,663 people.
Norzagaray, officially the Municipality of Norzagaray, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 111,348 people.
Plaridel, officially the Municipality of Plaridel, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 107,805 people.
Pulilan, officially the Municipality of Pulilan, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 97,323 people.
San Miguel, officially the Municipality of San Miguel, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 153,882 people.
Manila Water Company, Inc. is the sole provider of water and used water (wastewater) services to over six million people in the East Zone of Metro Manila. It is a subsidiary of the country's oldest conglomerate, Ayala Corporation.
Baliwag Transit, Inc. or simply known as Baliwag Transit, is the one of the major bus company in the Philippines with offices and terminals in various parts of Luzon that mainly services routes to and from Metro Manila and Central Luzon. It is named after the town of Baliuag, Bulacan where it originated.
Quezon is a province in the Philippines located in the southern tip of the Calabarzon region in Luzon. Its capital is the city of Lucena. The province was named after Manuel L. Quezon, the second President of the Philippines and the first to be freely elected. Lucena is the provincial capital, seat of the provincial government and the most populous city of the province, but is governed independently as a highly urbanized city. To distinguish the province from Quezon City, it is sometimes called Quezon Province.
Radial Road 7 is a network of roads in Metro Manila, connecting the cities of Manila, Quezon City and Caloocan, as well as San Jose del Monte and the municipality of Norzagaray in the province of Bulacan. The road is one of 10 radial roads in Metro Manila that connect the City of Manila with various provinces.
The Negrito peoples of the Philippines speak various Philippine languages. They have more in common with neighboring languages than with each other, and are listed here merely as an aid to identification.
Bustos Dam also known as Angat Afterbay Regulator Dam is a small irrigation dam at Bustos, Bulacan is often mistaken by the locals as Angat Dam since it is located close to the nearby town of Angat. The project is located at Barangay Tibagan, Bustos, Bulacan, served by the Angat River. The main dam is about 18 meters above sea level. Among the 2.5-meter high, six-span dam's main features are easily deflatable and inflatable rubber body, resistance to sedimentation, economical and having auto-deflation system.
Umiray Dumaget Agta is an Aeta language spoken in southern Luzon Island.
The Sierra Madre a 690 km is the longest mountain range in the Philippines. Through the north–south direction from Santa Ana in the province of Cagayan to the north and Bondoc Peninsula in Quezon to the south, the mountains form the eastern backbone of Luzon Island, the largest island of the archipelago. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the east. The Pacific coast of Luzon along the Sierra Madre is less developed as the lofty and continuous mountains form a bold and almost inaccessible shore, exposed to the full force of the northeast monsoon and the waves of the Pacific Ocean. Some of communities east of the mountain range and along the coast are so remote they are only accessible by plane or boat.
The Angat Watershed Forest Reserve is a conservation area that protects the drainage basin in the southern Sierra Madre range north of Metro Manila in the Philippines where surface water empties into the Angat River and its tributaries. It is spread over an area of 62,309 hectares in the eastern portion of Bulacan and northern Rizal province at an altitude of between 490 and 1,206 metres. The conservation area also extends to the provinces of Nueva Ecija and Quezon and is centered on an artificial lake created by the Angat Dam which, together with the Ipo Dam located 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) downstream, supply 97% of the water requirement of Metro Manila via an aqueduct system to the La Mesa Dam and Reservoir and the Balara Filtration Plant in Quezon City. The Angat Dam and Reservoir is also a major source of hydroelectricity for Metro Manila and surrounding provinces, contributing some 200 megawatts to the Luzon grid. The watershed is a popular birdwatching site and is a biodiversity hotspot containing most of the remaining closed-canopy forests in Central Luzon.