The San Roque Dam in Itogon

San Roque Dam Itogon Benguet Dalupirip Location Boating Fishing Height Length River Valley Floor Meters Distance Water Power Facility History Construction Flow Creek The San Roque Dam is located in Itogon in Benguet Province. Aside from its scenic view from a number of angles within the municipality, the tail end at the Dalupirip area is also ideal for boating and fishing. San Roque Dam’s height measures 200 meters above the existing river valley floor. The Dam’s length is 1,130 meters. The San Roque Dam is an existing man-made attraction of the municipality of Itogon. To go there, take the route to Tinongdan and Dalupirip. Alternatively, it can be reached via San Manuel Pangasinan. Itogon is located on the southeast end of Benguet Province and is next to the communities of Baguio City, Tuba, La Trinidad, Tublay, Bokod, Kayapa, Santa Fe, San Manuel, San Nicolas, and Sison. Continue reading

The Binga Dam in Itogon

Binga Dam Itogon Benguet Agno River Construction Location Power Hydroplant Electricity Scenery Hydroelectric Facility Building Size Depth Water Reservoir Width Height Downstream Creek Kilometer Info Binga Dam is located on the Agno River in Itogon in Benguet Province. The Binga Dam was constructed in 1958 and is located 19 kilometers downstream from the Ambuklao Dam. The dam generates up to 100 megawatts daily, supplying electric power for major parts of Luzon, including Manila. Its powerhouse and reservoir continuously attract visitors who are mostly on educational tour. It also offers scenic views and one can enjoy the beauty of nature with its pristine surroundings. The Binga Hydroelectric Plant is an existing man-made attraction of the municipality of Itogon. To get to the Binga Dam, it takes less than an hour drive from Poblacion, Itogon. It is about 24 kms away from Baguio City. Itogon is located on the southeast end of Benguet Province and is next to the communities of Baguio City, Tuba, La Trinidad, Tublay, Bokod, Kayapa, Santa Fe, San Continue reading

Ambuklao Dam in Benguet

Ambuklao Dam Bokod Benguet Agnos River Hydro Electric Plant Power Water History Construction Location Electricity Facility Tour Luzon Binga Baguio Grid Description Built Size Schedule Length Amount The Ambuklao Dam is located in Bokod, Benguet Province, 36 kilometers away from Baguio City. The Ambuklao Dam uses water from the Agnos River to generate electricity to northern Luzon. Built in 1955, the Ambuklao Dam used to be the biggest facility of its type in Asia. It generates and supplies electric power in many parts of Luzon and is appropriate for swimming and fishing. The water extracted from the Ambuklao Hydroelectric Plant flows straight into the Binga Dam and is reused to add more power to this grid. Continue reading