Credit to Author: JORDEENE B. LAGARE| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 03:39:34 +0000
STILL reeling from the water crisis that hit about 1.2 million households in Metro Manila under his watch, the chief operating officer of the Manila Water Co has stepped down.
In a statement, Manila Water said Geodino Carpio will avail of early retirement and his resignation will take effect at the close of business hours on Tuesday.
With Carpio’s resignation, Manila Water appointed Abelardo Basilio as acting COO, concurrent with his position as Group Director for Strategic Asset Management and Data Protection Officer.
Manila Water services the cities of Mandaluyong, Marikina, Pasig, Pateros, San Juan, Taguig, Makati, parts of Quezon City and Manila.
It also serves Antipolo City and the Rizal towns of Angono, Baras, Binangonan, Cainta, Cardona, Jala-Jala, Morong, Pililla, Rodriguez, Tanay, Taytay and San Mateo.