Offer grace period on bills, water firms told

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 16:29:41 +0000

The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) has ordered Manila Water Co. Inc. and Maynilad Water Services Inc. to provide their customers some relief from paying their water bills, after which the two concessionaires promised to follow. In an advisory on Wednesday, MWSS chief regulator Patrick Lester Ty said the two water companies were directed […]

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Maynilad: La Mesa plants’ upgrade picks up pace

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 17:36:18 +0000

Maynilad Water Services Inc. is speeding up its P7.9-billion project to upgrade its La Mesa treatment plants in Quezon City after the government eased quarantine restrictions in Metro Manila. In a statement on Tuesday, the West Zone concessionaire said more than 400 workers had been deployed to the La Mesa Treatment Plants 1 and 2 […]

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Duterte apology to tycoons boosts Philippine shares

Credit to Author: Faye Almazan| Date: Tue, 05 May 2020 16:55:08 +0000

The stock market rallied on Tuesday after President Rodrigo Duterte apologized to the tycoons behind Manila Water Co. Inc. and Maynilad Water Services Inc. and acknowledged their efforts in combating the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the country. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) climbed by 1.79 percent or 99.58 points to end at […]

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Maynilad: P41B spent on wastewater, sewage treatment services

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:00:37 +0000

MAYNILAD Water Services Inc. has invested more than P41 billion to expand its wastewater treatment facilities within its West Zone concession area since 1997. In a statement on Tuesday, Maynilad said the amount was used to build 19 new wastewater treatment facilities and upgrade three existing ones; buy 89 new vacuum trucks for septic tank […]

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Duterte to water firms: Give us back money, then we can talk

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 12:22:40 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he was willing to talk to the embattled water concessionaires if they would return the money to the people. Duterte made the statement on Thursday as he reiterated that the government would not pay a single centavo from the billions of pesos in refund sought by Manila Water Co. […]

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Water firms back down, won’t demand enforcement of arbitral court ruling

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 09:00:38 +0000

THE Manila Water Company, Inc. and Maynilad Water Services, Inc. backed down against President Rodrigo Duterte and won’t demand the enforcement of an arbitral court ruling ordering the Philippine government to pay over P10 billion for the losses they incurred when it denied their petition for a rate increase. The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in Singapore, […]

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Duterte accuses water firms of ‘economic plunder’

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:13:38 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday renewed his tirades against Manila Water Company Inc. and Maynilad Water Services Inc., accusing the concessionaires of committing “economic plunder.” During his visit to Legazpi, Albay, Duterte again slammed the concession agreements entered into by the government with the water firms, which he said, were tantamount to the country giving […]

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Rains replenish water supply of Angat, Ipo dams

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 21:15:52 +0000

Water consumers in Metro Manila and nearby provinces enjoyed a windfall from storm-induced rains as Maynilad Water Services Inc. temporarily shortened the scheduled service interruptions across its concession area on Friday.

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Stiffer fines sought for firms over Metro Manila water shortage

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 21:32:27 +0000

Stiffer fines sought for firms over Metro Manila water shortage

Harsher penalties must be imposed on the water concessionaires because the shortage in Metro Manila

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Maynilad announces rotational water service interruptions

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 04:56:15 +0000

RESIDENTS in Metro Manila and nearby provinces will have limited water supply until Saturday as regulators started implementing rotational service interruptions as the Angat Dam neared critical level. In its…READ

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