The Department of the Interior and Local Government has cited the city government of San Fernando for its programs, projects, and activities connected to the Manila Bay rehabilitation project.
San Fernando obtained high compliance rating of 94.65 for the Manila Bay 2020 Regional Local Government Unit Compliance Assessment.
The City was also named as the top performing city in the province of Pampanga and third in Central Luzon, next to City of San Jose Del Monte in Bulacan and City of Balanga in Bataan, respectively.
The City gained the rating for complying with pertinent environmental laws that support the clean-up, rehabilitation, and preservation program of the Manila Bay, through the joint efforts of City Environment and Natural Resources Office, City Engineer’s Office, Local Housing and Settlement Division, and other partner agencies.
These programs include the implementation of Liquid Waste and Solid Waste Management practices, management of the Informal Settler Families, and rolling out of Information, Education, and Communication campaigns and institutional arrangements among the barangays and establishments.