The following text message was received by a friend of the Alliance:
Digdi po sa Mananao nagpoon na an exploration kan pagmimina. Asin nahahandal an mga residents nin huli ta an saindang tubig apektado.
Here in Mananao mining exploration has started. The residents are apprehensive because their water supply is affected.
Date: November 25, 2011
Aside from the effects on water supply, the coloration of creeks has been observed. The silt has reached the sea and fishing is made more difficult.