The areas for research in the Water Resources Engineering Group are the following:
            1) Water Supply and Sanitation
            2) Water Related Disasters
            3) Climate Change
            4) Coastal Engineering


Past Projects:
  • Ambuklao and Binga Rehabilitation Project, Sedimentation and Reservoir Operation Studies, 2009, UPERDFI-NHRC project for NORCONSULT Management Services (Phil.) Inc. (Dr. Leonardo Liongson, Technical Adviser)
  • NAST-ESTD (Engineering Sciences and Technology Division) Panel and Technical Working Group (TWG) on Water Issues and Reforms, funded by the UNESCO Philippine National Commission, 2007-2008. (Dr. Leonardo Liongson, focal person)
  • Angat Dam Safety Project: Preliminary Dam-Break Modeling and Flood Inundation Studies for Development of Emergency Preparedness Plans. Funded by MWSI, January-April 2008. (by Dr. Guillermo Tabios)
  • Rainfall Intensity Duration Frequency (IDF) Analysis for the Asia Pacific Region, UNESCO-International Hydrology Program, 2006-2008. (by Dr. Guillermo Tabios)
  • Enhancement, Incorporation of Optimization Module and Calibration of MWSI Water Distribution Network Model. Funded by MWSI, November 2008-December 2009. (by Dr. Guillermo Tabios)
  • Ambuklao and Binga Reservoir Rehabilitation Project: Sedimentation and Reservoir Operation Studies. Funded by S/N Aboitiz, 2009. (by Dr. Guillermo Tabios)
  • Assessment of Flood Forecasting and Warning System in Tropical Countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines), UNESCO-International Hydrology Program, April 2009-March 2010. (by Dr. Guillermo Tabios)

  • Hydraulic Siting of Seaport along a Length-Limited Foreshore, July 2009 - May 2010, Professorial Chair Research (by Dr. Eric Cruz, Project Leader)
  • Development of Methodology for Seaport Siting and Hazard Assessment, June 2008 – May 2009, Professorial Chair Research. (by Dr. Eric Cruz, Project Leader)
  • Methodology for Estimation of Tsunami Runup on Natural Slopes, June 2007 - May 2008, UPERDFI Faculty Research and Incentives Award. (by Dr. Eric Cruz, Project Leader)
  • Wave Climate Studies in Coastal Harbors, June 2007 – May 2008, Professorial Chair Research. (by Dr. Eric Cruz, Project Leader) 
  • Validating the Autoregressive Model of the Angat Reservoir Monthly Inflows, University of the Philippines, June 2009 – March 2010. (by Prof. Cornelio Dizon)
  • Discharge Capacities of Horizontal Wells Systems Professorial Chair Research., NHRC, UP Diliman, July 2008-June 2009. r. (by Dr. Leonardo Liongson)
  • Horizontal Wells in Heterogeneous Media, Professorial Chair Research. NHRC, UP Diliman, July 2007-June 2008. (by Dr. Leonardo Liongson)
  • Optimization-Simulation Modeling of the Multi-Purpose Angat Reservoir for Monthly Water Allocation, Faculty Research Incentive Award, College of Engineering, 2008. (by Dr. Guillermo Tabios)