Did you know that DPWH, in line with its continuing efforts to upgrade construction technology based on successful research studies, has mandated the use of coco nets for various infrastructure projects and other projects requiring soil erosion control and slope stabilization?
Signed by Sec. Rogelio Singson, the Department Order is part of the revised edition of the DPWH Standard Specification Volume II – Highways, Bridges and Airports. The document enumerates the Material Requirements including the specific physical properties of coco nets and coco logs, and Construction Requirements, as well as details on Certification and Method of Measurement.
Click here to access a copy of the DPWH Standard Generic Specification for Coco Net Bio-engineering Solutions.