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

Posted on Friday, 3 May 2019 07:43 PM | No Comments
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

Posted on Tuesday, 2 April 2019 08:13 PM | No Comments
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

Posted on Monday, 1 April 2019 06:13 PM | No Comments
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

Posted on Friday, 29 March 2019 01:12 AM | No Comments
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

Posted on Tuesday, 26 March 2019 12:44 PM | No Comments
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

Posted on Monday, 25 March 2019 05:31 PM | No Comments
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...

Metro Cebu also hit by water crisis

Posted on Saturday, 16 March 2019 05:09 PM | No Comments
Water supply shortage is not only being experienced in Metro Manila and Rizal, but also in Metro Cebu. Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) Spokesperson Charmaine Rodriguez-Kara said, “The supply shortage...

Maynilad begins ‘cross-border’ supply sharing with Manila Water

Posted on Friday, 15 March 2019 05:18 PM | No Comments
Manila Water consumers will soon find relief from water shortage that gripped the eastern Metro Manila and Rizal Province for more than a week now. In a report on UNTV...

DOH: even a little water can serve as breeding ground for mosquitoes

Posted on Friday, 15 March 2019 04:34 PM | No Comments
The Department of Health (DOH) has raised concerns during the ongoing water shortage in Metro Manila and nearby areas especially with the increasing dengue cases in the country. The recent...

Water shortage increases use of disposable products—Ecowaste

Posted on Friday, 15 March 2019 04:19 PM | No Comments
Residents are using a lot of single-use plastic disposables due to the ongoing water service interruption and it is hurting the environment, according to Ecowaste Coalition. The environmental group said...