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Amid the limitations brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, personnel from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Environmental Management Bureau-MIMAROPA through its Provincial Environmental Management Unit (PEMU)-Palawan take a wastewater sample from a fastfood restaurant in Bgy. Model, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan on May 26. Under Republic Act 9275 or the Philippine Clean Water Act of 2004, the DENR shall spearhead the evaluation of the quality of effluents from industries, facilities, and establishments to ensure the protection, preservation, and revival of water quality in the Philippines. Senior Environmental Management Specialist Leonora F. Mansueto (right) headed the PEMU-Palawan Team in the conduct of the effluent sampling with Environmental Monitoring Officer Peter G. Abobot (left). ###