Business hasn’t always been manageable for Marissa Sabusap, owner of Issa’s Eatery along Marcos Highway in Antipolo City. Back in 2006, when Marissa and her husband started their humble eatery, water in their area was hard to come by. They relied heavily on small contractors delivering containers of water. She recalls having to deal with grime forming in the containers—a sign of poor water filtration.
More than 3,000 fisherfolk families in Cardona, Rizal to benefit from fishing gears and equipment from Manila Water Foundation
Manila Water Foundation, through its environmental sustainability program, Likas, recently handed over fishing gears and equipment to enhance and enable the livelihood of fisherfolk under Project Katig.
ADB, Emory University and Manila Water to introduce full-scale Wastewater-Based Epidemiology for SARS-CoV-2 surveillance in Metro Manila
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Emory University – Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene formally introduce the full-scale implementation of Wastewater-Based Epidemiology (WBE) for SARS-CoV-2 in the Philippines, in partnership with Manila Water.
Manila Water, through the Manila Water Foundation, led the pilot run of WASH-Aralan: The WASH in Schools Caravan in General Roxas Elementary School in Quezon City, which aims to empower student-leaders in leading and campaigning for Water Access, Sanitation, and Hygiene or WASH in schools.
Since it began operating the water and wastewater system of eastern Metro Manila and Rizal Province, East Zone concessionaire Manila Water has endeavored to provide 24/7 water supply to its current 7.4 million residents. Even during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, Manila Water has been reliably supplying uninterrupted supply not only to residences but also to important public services institutions like hospitals and health care centers, despite majority of its raw water source coming from the almost 50-year-old Angat Dam.