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Angat Dam water level dips further below critical level

Posted on Thursday, 11 July 2019 10:22 AM | No Comments
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

Posted on Saturday, 22 June 2019 09:45 PM | No Comments
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

Posted on Saturday, 22 June 2019 11:03 AM | No Comments
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

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...