Following the successful run of last year’s Carriedo Cup Sportsfest hosted by MWSS-CO, the opening of this year’s event was held on 18 February 2019 which coincided with MWSS’ 141st Anniversary. The agencies who are participating in this sportsfest are Manila Water, which is this year’s host, MWSS-CO, MWSS-RO, Maynilad, Luzon-San Miguel, LWUA, Northrail, OGCC, WASSSLAI, Besang Pass and Catalina Agency. The sporting events are Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, Bowling, Chess, Darts, Golf, Practical Shooting, Photography, Sungka and Lawn Tennis.
The program started with a parade of all the participating offices within the MWSS compound accompanied by their respective muses and led by a marching band. The program proper followed at the MWSS Multi-purpose gym with Administrator Velasco giving the welcome remarks. The heads of agencies, Mr. Geodino Carpio of Manila Water, Mr. Jeci Lapus of LWUA, Mr. Ramon Fernandez of Maynilad, Atty. Elpidio Vega of OGCC, Mr. Vicente Elefante of WASSSLAI and the representatives from Luzon Clean Water-San Miguel and Bessang Pass gave their keynote speeches afterwards.
The annual sportsfest is aimed to continuously inspire camaraderie among MWSS, its Concessionaires and its neighboring agencies.