Manila Water underpins commitment to stem climate change impact through watershed protection
In light of severe weather-related calamities of recent years, Manila Water reiterates its undertaking towards integrating environmental protection and sustainability in its operations and services. The company’s sustainability team recognizes that “climate change has significantly altered every aspect of the water space – a reality that nations continue to address along with challenges concerning increasing population and density in highly urbanized areas.
QC mayor lauds Manila Water’s Adopt-an-Estero program
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte cited the importance of cleaning up esteros and creeks as Manila Water recently kicked off the Adopt-an-Estero program in the city as part of the tripartite agreement with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and two other local government units (LGUs), San Juan and Mandaluyong, to rehabilitate the San Juan River along with its tributaries.
Manila Water bags the Best Sustainability Award at “The Asset Triple A Sustainable Capital Markets Country & Regional Awards 2020”
East Zone concessionaire Manila Water bagged the Best Sustainability Bond in the corporate category at the recently held “The Asset Triple A Sustainable Capital Markets Country & Regional Awards 2020” virtual ceremony. Manila Water Company’s $US 500 M sustainability bond is the company’s debut bond issuance in the international capital markets. The issuance is the single largest sustainability bond issued by a listed private water utility in Asia and the first ASEAN sustainability bond by a corporate issuer out of the Philippines.
Manila Water breaks ground for its 42nd sewage treatment plant
Manila Water recently held a ceremonial groundbreaking to mark the commencement of Mandaluyong West Sewerage System Project, held at the construction site of the Aglipay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) in Barangay Old Zaniga, Mandaluyong City. The Aglipay STP is the 42nd sewage treatment facility of Manila Water in Metro Manila’s East Zone, and will have a treatment capacity of 60 million liter per day (MLD) of wastewater to be collected from 2,115 hectares of catchment area spanning across Mandaluyong, San Juan and Quezon Cities.