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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‘Enforce law on rain water collection in every barangay’ – Angara

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:25:46 +0000

‘Enforce law on rain water collection in every barangay’ – Angara

Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara has called for full implementation of a law mandating establishment of rainwater harvesting system.

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Duterte to decide on fate of MWSS execs next month

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:12:52 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte will wait and see until April 15 before he decides whether or not to fire officials of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) over the water supply shortage that has been gripping parts of Metro Manila and Rizal.

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2019 water expo offers solutions to water supply woes

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:33:16 +0000

2019 water expo offers solutions to water supply woes

This year’s water conference invited 500 exhibiting companies from international and Asian countries to offer solutions to water supply, sanitation and purification.

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DILG to step up potable water supply projects  

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 04:33:11 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), amid the water supply crisis in Metro Manila, will step up this year its potable water supply projects in parts of the country.

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Solon: MWSS getting at least P1B from Manila Water, Maynilad yearly

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 04:18:20 +0000

Danilo Suarez

The budget of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) should come from the annual General Appropriations Act (GAA) instead of coming from the water concessionaires, House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez said Wednesday. 

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Lawmakers ask Duterte to fire MWSS execs

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 23:25:24 +0000

Lawmakers ask Duterte to fire MWSS execs

Lawmakers are demanding the ouster of top officials of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), a regulatory agency, for their failure to prevent the water shortage in large parts of Metro Manila.

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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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