MWSS-CO expresses gratitude to Deputy Administrator Leonor Cleofas

The MWSS-CO will be eternally grateful to Deputy Administrator Leonor C. Cleofas, who retired from the service on 27 May 2021. DA Bobby, as she is affectionately called in the office, will forever be remembered as the leader who oversaw the successful completion of water reliability projects such as AWUAIP, AWTIP, and BBWSP, to say continue reading : MWSS-CO expresses gratitude to Deputy Administrator Leonor Cleofas

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES STAKEHOLDERS OF THE ANGAT TRANSMISSION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (AWTIP)

The AWTIP is a classic example why commitment, collaboration, partnership and respect is important in securing the approval of the indigenous peoples (IPs) in any developmental project within their ancestral domain.  The AWTIP or Tunnel 4 is within the 0.685 hectares ancestral domain of the IPs of Sitio Ipo, Bgy. San Mateo, Norzagaray Bulacan.  The continue reading : COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES STAKEHOLDERS OF THE ANGAT TRANSMISSION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (AWTIP)

TUNNEL BORING MACHINE (TBM) FOR THE KALIWA DAM PROJECT READY TO ROLL

The TBM for the Kaliwa Dam Project successfully rolled off the production line, passed factory acceptance test and accepted by the China Energy Engineering Corporation (CEEC), the Design and Build Contractor of the Project.  On 18 May 2021 the official factory acceptance between CEEC and China Railway Construction Heavy Industry, Co., Ltd (CRCHI), was witnessed continue reading : TUNNEL BORING MACHINE (TBM) FOR THE KALIWA DAM PROJECT READY TO ROLL

Indigenous Peoples consent to the implementation of the Sumag River Diversion Project (SRDP)

The free, prior, and informed process in obtaining the Indigenous Peoples consent for the SRDP was initiated by MWSS as early as 2006.  Multiple complex issues on royalty and profit sharing, elders’ decision and consent were challenged by rival tribal organizations, and the accreditation of the legitimate and functioning IP organizations representing the Indigenous Peoples/Indigenous continue reading : Indigenous Peoples consent to the implementation of the Sumag River Diversion Project (SRDP)

NEW CONCESSION AGREEMENT WITH MAYNILAD PUTS WATER SECURITY PROJECTS ON TRACK

Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) Chairman and Acting Administrator Reynaldo V. Velasco commended the signing of a new concession agreement between the government and the Maynilad Water Services, Inc.  “The signing of the new concession agreement is a big step towards water security and it’s a win-win for all stakeholders,” Velasco said. He is continue reading : NEW CONCESSION AGREEMENT WITH MAYNILAD PUTS WATER SECURITY PROJECTS ON TRACK