|River mouth||Bohol Sea|
|Basin size||520 km2 (200 sq mi)|
Loboc River hydroelectric plant
|Lower dam and spillways|
|Spillway capacity||14.3 m3/s|
|Commission date||April 06, 1957 |
January 20, 1968
|Hydraulic head||11.1 metres (36 ft)|
|Installed capacity||1.2 MW|
|Annual generation||9.45 million KWH|
The source of the Loboc River is located in the town of Carmen, almost in the center of Bohol. From Carmen, the river takes a westerly course for a distance of about 1.5 kilometres (1 mi) then flows due south into the Mindanao or Bohol Sea. Its drainage area of approximately, 520 square kilometres (200 sq mi), is bordered by a horseshoe-shaped chain of mountain peaks rising to an elevation of 800 metres (2,600 ft). Rainfall is distributed almost uniformly throughout the year, thus Loboc River has a steady and high base flow.
A river cruise on a floating restaurant is the main activity that the Loboc River offers, attracting both local and foreign tourists. The river cruises start in the Town of Loboc and travel upstream to the Busay Falls. Because of itsclean, green and peaceful river environment along with the local food served, the place is now widely known across the country.
Other attractions are hanging bridges over the river and paddle boarding.
Other significant rivers in Bohol:
- "Geographical Names: Loay, Philippines". www.geographic.org. Geographic.org. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
- "Loboc Hydroelectric Plant". www.napocor.gov.ph. National Power Corporation. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
- "Loboc River Cruise and Floating Restaurant". www.boholtourismph.com. Official Bohol Tourism Office. 27 August 2015. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
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