GRVA conducted in some municipalities of Batanes province
To determine the groundwater availability and to describe the aquifer/s in the area, geologists including some personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. II (MGB R0II) conducted a Groundwater Resource and Vulnerability Assessment in the municipalities of Basco, Mahatao,Ivana, Uyugan, and Sabtang, Batanes.
A total of 45 wells were surveyed within Batan and Sabtang Islands. Most of the surveyed wells are submersible pumps especially in Batan Island while few are deep wells in artesian pumps.