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Calumpit River

The Calumpit River is an integral part of the Angat River which has shaped the lives of Bulakenos. Being the longest River System in Bulacan, Angat River traverses the towns of Plaridel, Pulilan, Calumpit, Paombong and Hagonoy. It has always been the principal route for trade and commerce even before the coming of the Spanish conquistadores. During the old times, the Angat River and the Pampanga River served as the arteries through which the goods coming to and from Manila are bartered making the Calumpit River akin to the present day’s Divisoria Market.Today, this river serves as habitat for a variety of fish species , has become a major fishing grounds for local fishermen and owing to its clear flowing waters, has become a major source of irrigation water for inland farmers.