Posts Tagged water shortage

House recommends using Laguna Lake as permanent source of domestic water

Maris Federez   •   August 28, 2019

Despite the rising water level in Angat Dam, the National Water Resources Board (NWRB) has expressed concern about the possibility of another water crisis next year. The NWRB said that...

Angat Dam water level dips further below critical level

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 11, 2019

As of 6:00 a.m. on Thursday (July 11), the water level in Angat Dam has dipped lower than the critical level at 159.93 meters. This is lower compared to the...

Group urges Gov’t to limit water usage in pools, other businesses amid supply woes

Robie de Guzman   •   June 22, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A labor group on Saturday (June 22) called on the national government to intervene in the worsening water supply issues in Metro Manila due to the rapidly...

NWRB further reduces MM water allocation as Angat Dam runs dry

Marje Pelayo   •   June 22, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Metro Manila residents will have to race each other for water rations as taps may dry out due to the continues drop in Angat Dam’s water level....

Irrigation water in Bulacan, Pampanga from Angat Dam to last until May 16—NWRB

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 3, 2019

The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) will stop allocating irrigation water from Angat Dam to Bulacan and Pampanga starting May 16 as water level drops below critical level. The NWRB...

Duterte admin mulls over creation of Department of Water

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 2, 2019

The Duterte Administration is studying the creation of the Department of Water to mitigate the severe effects of El Niño and water shortage. According to Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo, President...

Manila Water to expedite pipe laying works to address supply woes

Robie de Guzman   •   April 1, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Manila Water Services Company is looking to expedite its ongoing pipe laying works along the stretch of Marcos Highway traversing the towns of Taytay, Angono and...

Residents in Taytay, Rizal fight over water supply amid week-long shortage

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 29, 2019

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Tensions are rising as several residents of Brgy. Muzon in Taytay, Rizal continue to suffer zero water supply for over a week. According to Barangay Chairman...

Manila Water waives minimum charge in April bill

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 26, 2019

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Manila Water will voluntarily waive the minimum charges for the month of March for their customers affected by the water shortage. This will be reflected in...

Bayan Muna files complaint vs Manila Water

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 25, 2019

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Bayan Muna Partylist has filed a complaint at the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) against Manila Water over weeks of water interruptions. In a 20-page...

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