What is Laguna de Bay used for?
As a multi use water resource, Laguna Bay is used as source of irrigation water, industrial cooling water, hydroelectric power generation, transport route, source of animal feed, a venue for recreation, source of fish supply and source of domestic water supply.
What are the advantages of lakes?
Proper lake function can ease the impact of floods and droughts by storing large amounts of water and releasing it during shortages. Lakes also work to replenish groundwater, positively influence water quality of downstream watercourses, and preserve the biodiversity and habitat of the area.
What is the uses of lake water?
The lake also serves as a huge waste sink for solid and liquid waste coming from households, cropland areas, industries, livestock and poultry production as well as fishery activities.