Local Shelter Plan – Chapter 2, Land Use

Map -10  Land Used Map

6. Land Use Map

Special Use – Special use are areas comprise 864.035 hectares or 2.65% of the total land area assessed in the municipality. The sanitary land fill is not yet included here but it is only religious and charitable institutions, government utilized areas and area for educational purposes ( See Table 12 –  Statistical Records 2010 )

Tourism Development – The municipality has undeveloped areas for tourism activities. These are tourism- related facilities such as various in land resorts located in the different parts of the municipality. There are private owned resort such as “ Green Resort” that is found in La Libertad and  “____” found in Mabini. There are also Moalboal Caves, Malagandis Falls known as “Curtain Like Falls” and the LGU is on its fast track to develop such falls and more as an example of a private places where people enjoy leisure activities. There is also an ongoing paper work for the construction of “Sky Cable” which is soon to be put up in “Gugawang Bugas”.

Quarrying – there are existing quarrying in Barangay Achasol, Palomoc, Namnama and Kipit but area cannot be determine yet. The potential and has the biggest area for quarrying is in  Kipit River but as of now, it is not yet fully used.

Water Uses :

Irrigation: There are more than 5,000 hectares of lowland rice production were being supplied of H20.

Potable Water: Ipil and Titay Water District (ITWD) has its source of potable water from the municipality.

Fish Pond: Inland water use refers to the existing fish ponds and bodies of water but they just utilized as personal consumptions.

2.2.4 Existing and Proposed Infrastructure

Infrastructure  and Utilities.   The map below shows public and private owned infrastructures. These include already the market sites, area where government establishments has been put up and the latest is a one hectare utilized as “Bagsakan” or Farm Products Landing Area especially rubber lumps where Titay has been known and catches the national attention of its efficiency.

This includes also other utilities such as area where power major lines passes, water system/reservoirs and Information communication technologies/cell sites.  There are also road network that traversing in the municipality.

Roads and Bridges – Titay has a national road traversing from Barangay Moalboal, La Libertad, Kitabog, Namnama to Palomoc. This is already a concrete road which presently having its road widening of 16 m. wide in Namnama and Palomoc and its almost done.

There are existing bridges along national highway and these situate at Barangay Moalboal and Barangay Poblacion Muslim. There are lots of bridges along Barangay roads with more than 15 bridges (Tulay Ng Pangulo) all were made up of steel and either spillway or bailey. Some  bridges along the primary and secondary roads are generally in good condition while those located in hinterland barangays need maintenance and rehabilitation.

Transportation – The town is a major public transport center. Several bus companies provide land transportation services with routes plying to and from Dipolog, Pagadian and Zamboanga City. Other services are facilitated by cargo trucks, vans, and several types of light vehicles for hire that serve the entire island of Mindanao.

Power – The town has a power transmission that traverse together with the National Highway. Power supply and distribution is critical for it deals with commercial and industrial services. Currently there are two power distribution utilities that serve the municipality of Titay, namely; Zamboanga del Sur Electric Cooperative (ZAMSURECO) and Solar Electrification Administered by DAR.

ZAMSURECO – is now serving 100% of the Barangays in the municipality but to those Household staying in the interior and not in the urbanized area of their barangay have option to use solar electrification.

Water- Water supply in the municipality has 2 options. Ipil and Titay water is extracting water from ground water reservoir and this is distributed individually to the residents. Production of wells are also an option in the municipality due to low water table.

Communications- Sophisticated services give the municipality modern facilities for communications. The existing communication facilities in Titay are postal service,  cellular mobile providers and internet providers.

School Building- Elementary buildings are all available to all barangays while High School Buildings are only available to some barangays and it is around 7 barangays.

Irrigation- Irrigation have main sources and that are found in Palomoc and Dalisay, all of the sources of water are from big rivers found in their respective areas. These irrigations are supplying the lowland portion of Palomoc, Namnama,Poblacion and Azusano. While the irrigation from Barangay Dalisay will be soon serving barangays  down their upland areas that owners will be surely convinced to divert it to lowland rice production due to the exceptional supply of water suitable for irrigating their area.

Map – 10 Infrastructure Map

Infrastructure

Waste Management – Titay has a 2 hectares land fill located in Barangay Imelda at around 7 kilometers away from downtown with an average travel of 16 minutes from the Poblacion. It has a capacity of approximately 223,529.41 at 30 cubic meters/day.

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