It is the fifth day that the MWSS-led Response Teams (MWSS/MWSI/MWC) have remained in Abra to deliver drinking water to the 30,000 households whose water systems were damaged by the magnitude 7 earthquake. The affected households lack access to clean water for drinking, cooking, and washing, and improving the situation is part of MWSS’s mission, continue reading : DELIVERING SAFE WATER TO THE EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS OF ABRA
Ten trucks left the MWSS compound on July 29, a day after the MWSS-CO organized a Response Team for Abra earthquake victims. The convoy includes the MWSS-CO’s mobile water treatment plant, Manila Water’s water tankers, Maynilad’s and MWSS-RO’s gallon containers. The information that Abra earthquake victims were queuing for water from fire trucks one day continue reading : SAFE WATER FOR ABRA EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS
Every SONA reporting cycle, the MWSS provides input to the Office of the President on the most important water security measures that should be covered in the President’s SONA. In his first State of the Nation Address, President Bongbong Marcos pledged to address the “precarious fresh water supply situation, particularly in urban areas” and to continue reading : MWSS and the 1st State of the Nation Address of President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr.
On 12 June 2022, as part of its celebration of Philippines Independence Day, the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System – Corporate Office (MWSS-CO), headed by Administrator Leonor C. Cleofas, CESO IV, participated in the Inauguration and Opening of the Manila Baywalk Dolomite Beach and Heritage Cannon. The event was spearheaded and organized by the Department continue reading : MWSS-CO Participates in the Inauguration and Opening of the Manila Baywalk Dolomite Beach and Heritage Cannon
In tunneling projects across the world, it has been done for a long time to put a statue of Sta. Barbara at the entrance for protection of the tunnellers and miners. MWSS has been doing this since 1996, when the Italian Contractor of the Umiray-Angat Transbasin Project (UATP) brought a statue of Sta. Barbara to continue reading : The Tunnel Outlet of the Kaliwa Dam Project is where the Sta. Barbara statue will be honored from now on
As MWSS’ representative at the recently concluded Bulacan Association of Water District (BAWD) meeting, Engr. Jun Escoto, Dept. Mgr., Field Operations and Management, and Project Manager Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project (BBWSP) assured that MWSS is on course over its commitments for water supply in the North Concession Area. Participation in BAWD meetings is an continue reading : Driving Water Supply Impact of the BBWSP to the Water Districts of Bulacan
Volunteers for the Balara Filtration Park (Park), led by MWSS Administrator Cleofas, again had a chance to get to build bonds and pitch in to reverse years of neglect. Picnic Grove and Windmill were spruced up over the first two weekends. On 28 May 2022 volunteers returned to clean, improve the areas inside the Children’s continue reading : Part 2 of the Balara Filtration Park weekend Clean-up at A. Gideon- Children’s Playground