Manila Water President and CEO Ferdinand M. Dela Cruz was conferred the 2017 Most Distinguished Alumnus Award by the University of the Philippines Alumni Engineers (UPAE) Association, Inc. during the UPAE 70th Anniversary and Alumni Homecoming held on November 18 at the UP Ang Bahay ng Alumni in Quezon City.
Manila Water is implementing a series of projects worth Php1.35 billion to ensure the stability and reliability of several water treatment and distribution structures in Balara, Quezon City.
Manila Water recently held groundbreaking ceremonies to mark the commencement of the construction of two underground emergency reservoir projects intended to serve as potable water source in evacuation centers in the aftermath of disasters and calamities, such as typhoons and earthquakes.
Manila Water recently launched the ‘Luntiang Lingap sa Barangay’ program which was meant to promote food sufficiency by encouraging communities in its concession area to grow, produce and source vegetables through organic means.
The Board of Trustees of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) has approved the fourth-quarter Foreign Currency Differential Adjustment (FCDA) of 4.86% of the basic charge of P24.81, equivalent to P1.21 per cubic meter, effective October 1, 2017. This is 0.94% or P0.24 higher than the Q3 2017 FCDA of 3.92% of the basic charge or P0.97 per cubic meter.