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Valenzuela City officials led by Emmanuel Delesmo, Chief of Public Sanitation and Cleanliness Group, representing Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian (4th from left), Kagawad Alfredo Dulalia, Head of Environment Committee, Barangay Lingunan and Rommel Pondevida, Chief of City Environment and Natural Resources Office (3rd and 4th from right, respectively) hold the check representing their prize as grand winner of the Gawad Taga-Ilog: Search for Most Improved Estero in Metro Manila. The award was conferred by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-National Capital Region (DENR-NCR) with DENR Undersecretary for Policy, Planning and International Affairs Jonas Leones (3rd from left) and NCR Director Jacqueline Caancan (extreme right). The award recognizes the efforts of barangays to keep water bodies in their areas, clean and trash-free. The event was held at the Biodiversity Management Bureau Ampitheatre in Quezon City on March 9. ###