Environmental Management Bureau of Central Office through its Environmental Research and Laboratory Services Division (ERLSD) headed by Mr. Roberto L. Co installed a new Wet Deposition Sampler – Automatic Precipitation Sampler for Acid Deposition Monitoring Network in East Asia (EANET). Likewise, they conducted  Preventive Maintenance Services such as replacement of plastic hood, inverted funnel, tubing, flow meter, and gas volume meter, and Calibration of Dry Deposition Sampler at Santo Thomas, Baguio City on November 9, 2021.

In the implementation of quality assurance/ quality control (QA/QC) for EANET field monitoring activities, the EMB Central office and EMB -CAR jointly assess and maintain the good running condition of monitoring so as to generate accurate and reliable data that are essential basis for environmental protection and policy formulation.

With this, the team further oriented the EMB-CAR Ambient Monitoring Section personnel on the proper operation of the samplers including appropriate measures for its preventive maintenance. Ms. Wilhelmina O. Lagunilla, Section Chief of Ambient Monitoring Section thanked the team for their tireless efforts in conducting the activity despite travel restrictions and concerns of pandemic.