Due to difficult conditions on the site of Manila Water’s damaged mainline at EDSA/Boni Ave. northbound, service interruption to thousands of customers will be extended. By 5:00 PM today, April 12, 2021, the following barangays will have no water until 4:00 AM tomorrow, April 13, 2021, as the company completes its permanent repair of the breakage.
Manila Water, the water and wastewater service provider for the East Zone of Metro Manila and Rizal Province, was recently recognized by the World Bank for its commitment to become a “Utility of the Future”. Through the World Bank’s Water Global Practice’s Utilities of the Future lnitiative, a “Utility of the Future” is defined as “a future-focused utility which provides reliable, safe, inclusive, transparent, and responsive water supply and sanitation services through best-fit practices that allow it to operate in an efficient, resilient, and sustainable manner”.
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.
East Zone concessionaire Manila Water began to activate its Adopt-an-Estero program with various interventions to clean up San Juan River beginning at Maytunas and Ermitanyo Creeks in Brgy. Addition Hills, San Juan City. The program is in collaboration with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the local government of San Juan City. It will be recalled that a landmark Memorandum of Agreement to rehabilitate San Juan River was signed in late September of last year with Manila Water, DENR and the three other local government units where the river traverses namely: San Juan City, Mandaluyong and Quezon City.
Effective 01 January 2021, water rates for the customers of Manila Water Company, Inc. will have a Php0.14 per cubic meter tariff reduction. The Foreign Currency Differential Adjustment (FCDA) is 0.66% of the basic charge or Php0.19 per cubic meter. Low-income households consuming 10 cubic meters a month or less will be exempt from the adjustment.