Posts Tagged Manila water shortage

Manila Water slapped with P1-B fine for supply shortage

Robie de Guzman   •   April 24, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Manila Water Co. Inc. is facing fines amounting to P1.5 billion in connection with the supply shortage being experienced in the east zone concession. The Metropolitan...

MWSS Chief Regulator: No power to punish Manila Water over supply woes

Robie de Guzman   •   March 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) said on Monday (March 18) that it has no power to punish the Manila Water Company, Inc. even if it...

DOH limits per patient’s watcher in hospitals hit by water shortage

Robie de Guzman   •   March 15, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) is looking to strictly implement a ‘one watcher, one patient’ policy in hospitals hit by the Manila Water supply shortage. During a...

Metro water crisis: Duterte orders Manila Water, Maynilad to release Angat Dam water

Robie de Guzman   •   March 15, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday (March 15) ordered the Metropolitan Waterworks Sewerage System (MWSS) to demand from Manila Water and Maynilad the release of water supply from...

Congress eyes investigation on water crisis

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 15, 2019

The Senate and House of Representatives called on the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), Maynilad, Manila Water, and the National Water Regulatory Board to explain the water service interruptions...

Malacañang eyes probe on ‘artificial’ Manila Water shortage

Robie de Guzman   •   March 14, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Thursday (March 14) raised the possibility that the ongoing water shortage in parts of Metro Manila and Rizal Province and supply issues being experienced by...

MWSS Chief Regulator: Rising population, no new water source caused Manila Water’s supply shortage

Robie de Guzman   •   March 13, 2019

The Chief Regulator of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) on Tuesday (March 12) revealed that the rising population in Metro Manila and lack of new water source caused...


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