Area : 10,434 sq. km.
Region : III
Provinces : Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Pampanga, Bulacan, Zambales, Bataan
Towns/Cities : 96
Barangays : 2,109
Outlet : Manila Bay
Est. Pop’n : 5,756,156 (2007)
RBO : Pampanga River Basin Committee
RDC Reso. : RDC Resolution No. 03-08-2011
Forestland : 4,134.69 sq. km.
A&D : 7,060.48 sq. km.
NGP Area : 383.24 sq. km.
“The Pampanga River Basin (PRB) shall become the most economically advanced river basin in the country that shall attain the lowest incidence of poverty, fully restored watershed and ecosystems, properly utilized and managed water resources, adequately provided modern infrastructure facilities, and an empowered citizens in partnership with transparent, accountable, and development-oriented leaders.”
✓ Developed and rehabilitated irrigation facilities
✓ Improved resiliency and adaptive capacity to flood and sediment disasters
✓ Conserved, protected and rehabilitated watersheds
✓ Sustainable and well-managed wetland ecosystems
To achieve the vision, the strategies will be aligned on the following goals and objectives:
✓ Enhanced Livelihood
✓ Improved Quality of Life
✓ Decentralized Development
✓ Sustained Ecosystem
✓ Empowered People
Agricultural Land (2006) – 28,875 ha
The RBC has the power of decision in its functions at the level of committee of RDC. However, RDC Region III has the authority to reverse the decision. The RBC shall perform the following functions: