Manila Water held the ceremonial commissioning of the Novaliches-Balara Aqueduct 4 (NBAQ4) in Quezon City. The new aqueduct, which will convey up to 1,000 million liters of water per day (MLD), will pave the way for the inspection, assessment, and subsequent rehabilitation of three other existing aqueducts, which have been operating since 1929, 1956, and 1968, respectively, to help ensure continuous water supply for more than 7 million customers in the East Zone.
East Zone concessionaire Manila Water continues to invest in the rehabilitation of its existing facilities and building of new infrastructure to ensure water service continuity in its service areas in Metro Manila and Rizal Province amidst challenges in aging facilities and risks associated with natural disasters and impacts of climate change.
To avert any future water shortage and to meet the demand of its increasing customer base, Manila Water is embarking on a service improvement plan focused on water security and sustainability.
Manila Water continues to invest in infrastructure that will help improve its service to its East Zone concession area. In close coordination with key stakeholders, the company implements major projects to promote water security and service continuity as well as environmental sustainability. To complete these projects, the company needs skillful and competent human resources in the water and wastewater sectors.
In celebration of this year’s International Coastal Clean-up Day and in observance of the National Cleanup Month, Manila Water joined simultaneous cleanup activities in different parts of Metro Manila last Saturday, 17 September 2022.