Manila Water announces desludging schedule for October 2022

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Manila Water is urging its customers to avail of the desludging services with no extra fees. For the month of October, Manila Water’s desludging caravan will be stationed in 49 barangays in the East Zone of Metro Manila and 4 barangays in Rizal Province.

Manila Water announces its desludging schedule for the month of October, urging its customers to avail of the desludging services with no extra fees, to avoid overflowing septic tanks which can cause damage to their properties and hazard to the community and the environment.

Manila Water Corporate Communications Department Head Dittie Galang emphasized the significance of having household septic tanks siphoned every 5 to 7 years to ensure that all the collected septage will undergo proper treatment through Manila Water’s wastewater treatment plants before being discharged to creeks, rivers and other waterways.

“Access to clean water and sanitation has been the core of Manila Water’s service, that is why we make sure services like septic tank desludging will be easily available to our customers. Following our environmental advocacy of Toka Toka, which is the first and only environmental movement in the country that promotes proper management of wastewater in every household, we call on our customers to make regular septic tank desludging and maintenance as their “toka” or an important share in reviving our rivers and waterways.” said Galang.

This October, Manila Water’s desludging services will be available to residents of Barangays San Roque, Calumpang, Sto. Niño, Sta. Elena, Nangka and Fortune in Marikina City; Barangays Culiat, Paligsahan, Matandang Balara, Marilag, Mangga, Kaunlaran, Valencia and Immaculate Concepcion in Quezon City; Barangays 766, 770, 772, 780, 782, 783, 792, 793, 866, 869, 873, 874, 875, 876, 894, 896, 897, 898, 899, 903, 904, 905 in the City of Manila; Barangays Buwayang Bato, Hulo, Plainview and Welfareville Compound, Barangay Addition Hills in Mandaluyong City; Barangays Carmona, Poblacion, Sta. Cruz, Tejeros, East Rembo and San Lorenzo in Makati City; Barangay Tibagan in San Juan City; Barangay South Daang-Hari in Taguig City; and Barangay San Martin de Porres in Parañaque City.

The desludging caravan will also visit Barangays San Isidro, Dalig and Dela Paz in Antipolo City and Barangay Darangan in Binangonan in the province of Rizal.

Customers can go to their respective barangay offices to confirm the exact dates of desludging in their barangays, or call 1627, Manila Water’s Consumer Desk Hotline.

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