Manila Water scrambles for quick fixes, hit for ‘self-inflicted’ crisis

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:08:04 +0000

Manila Water scrambles for quick fixes, hit for ‘self-inflicted’ crisis

(First of two parts) Ferdinand dela Cruz was up earlier than usual on March 6, checking the water level at La Mesa Dam, a facility managed by Manila Water Company Inc., of which he has been president and CEO for the last 20 months. The Ayala-controlled utility had announced the day before that it would […]

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No relief yet: La Mesa water level keeps dropping

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 23:24:34 +0000

With thousands of consumers in Metro Manila still suffering from water shortages, La Mesa Dam offered no relief as its water level dropped further on Tuesday.

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Mandaluyong residents optimistic but wary

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:02:17 +0000

Mandaluyong residents optimistic but wary

Mandaluyong residents and business owners appeared cautiously optimistic on Monday as water was gradually restored to most parts of the city, allowing them to ease back into their daily routines that had been upended by last week’s water shortage.

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Duterte order to get more water from Angat not doable–MWSS

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 21:30:48 +0000

Duterte order to get more water from Angat not doable–MWSS

President Duterte on Friday ordered the release of more water from Angat Dam to alleviate the water crisis in Metro Manila

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Duterte demands for release of water supply from Angat Dam

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 04:43:47 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte has asked the MWSS  “to demand” from Manila Water the release of water supply from Angat Dam.

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Mandaluyong set to declare state of calamity amid water shortage

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 03:23:40 +0000

Mandaluyong set to declare state of calamity amid water shortage

The city government of Mandaluyong is set to declare a state of calamity amid the water shortage affecting residents, an official said.

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La Mesa dam drops to lowest level in 21 years — Pagasa

Credit to Author: DIVINA NOVA JOY DELA CRUZ| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:51:34 +0000

LA MESA dam reached its lowest level in 21 years on Thursday, the state weather bureau said. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical, Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) recorded La Mesa’s water level…READ

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La Mesa Dam breaches critical mark, hits 21-year low

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 23:48:03 +0000

La Mesa Dam breaches critical mark, hits 21-year low

MANILA, Philippines — Water level at La Mesa Dam has gone below the critical level and hit the lowest mark in 21 years, data from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) showed. As of 6 a.m. Thursday, the water level at the dam, which supplies water to Metro Manila, was at 68.74 […]

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Consumer demand for water bigger than supply since 2016

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 21:03:41 +0000

Manila Water Co. Inc. on Tuesday said that the prevailing water shortage was due to the yearly hike in consumer demand despite the fact that its allocation of raw water from Angat Dam had remained the same. Geodino Carpio, Manila Water chief operating officer, told reporters that while the National Water Resources Board (NWRB) had […]

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Water levels in La Mesa, Angat, Ipo dams drop

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 04:55:25 +0000

Water levels in La Mesa, Angat, Ipo dams drop

MANILA, Philippines  – Water levels in dams supplying water to Metro Manila and nearby areas dipped Tuesday morning, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.

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