Manila Water, Maynilad, and the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System Corporate Office (MWSS CO) recently signed the memorandum of agreement on the Integrated Watershed Management Roadmap for Angat, Ipo, and La Mesa (IWMRAIL) at the MWSS Balara Main Office.
Manila Water Non-East Zone subsidiary Boracay Water has launched Project Monsoon, a program which aims to intensify efforts in strengthening sanitation and sustainability in the island of Boracay. Through Project Monsoon, Boracay Water will be providing free sewer connections for all its residential customers living within 60-100 meters from the nearest available sewer network.
Manila Water continues to experience an upswing in service expansion as it racks up a total of 1,163,014 connections as of July 2023 since 1997. As of July 2023, the water company had successfully installed 16,728 new water connections. Of the total new connections, 16,175 are new domestic service connections, which is already 81% of the 2023 target. In the same period, there were 553 new commercial and industrial connections energized.
Manila Water won the Energy Efficiency and Conservation category at the 2023 European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) Europa Awards on Sustainability at the ceremony held in Raffles and Fairmont Hotels in Makati City on October 11, 2023.
Through integrating sustainability in its operations, Manila Water has been successful in improving and expanding its services in line with the achievement of the Sustainability Development Goals of the United Nations. During the plenary session of the 29th PWWA International Conference and Exhibition held earlier this month in Bohol, Manila Water President and CEO Jocot De Dios presented the Company’s unwavering commitment to sustainability, centered on protecting the environment, helping communities thrive and building a culture of trust and care among its employees.