Posts Tagged water shortage

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

Robie de Guzman   •   March 15, 2019

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

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 15, 2019

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

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 15, 2019

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...

Revisit: Filipino inventor’s portable water treatment device

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 15, 2019

Not all country has access to clean water and the Philippines is not the only country experiencing water shortage. According to the United Nations, 2.1 billion people have no access...

DepEd: School kids in water shortage-hit areas may forego school uniforms

Robie de Guzman   •   March 15, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – School children in areas hit by water shortage may forego the wearing of school uniforms, according to the Department of Education (DepEd). DepEd said in a statement...

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...

Prices of bottled water, plastic drums spike amid shortage

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 15, 2019

From a gallon of water costing P30, it now costs P50. The phone in Jay Tandayo’s water station has been ringing nonstop with customers asking only one question: when will...

Maynilad to prioritize NKTI, 4 other hospitals in water delivery

Maris Federez   •   March 14, 2019

The Department of Health will be implementing stricter guidelines in hospitals that are affected by water shortage. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III instructed these hospitals to only allow one companion...

Malacañang to release executive order on water shortage

Robie de Guzman   •   March 14, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang is drafting an Executive Order (EO) to address the ongoing water supply woes that hit parts of Metro Manila and Rizal Province since last week. In...

Duque assures enough water supply in hospitals amid shortage

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 14, 2019

Amid the water shortage, Department of Health (DOH) secretary Francisco Duque III assured that hospitals will still have enough water supply. “The uninterruptible operations of our hospitals are our priority....


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