WATER SERVICE ADVISORY

The MWSS calls on residents southwest of Metro Manila to prepare for the 21-day rotational service interruption from November 1-21, 2020, when the PAGCOR Pumping Station in Barangay Tambo, Paranaque undergoes seismic retrofitting enhancements. The enhancements are part of Maynilad’s program to reduce failure probability, reduce consequences from failures, and reduce time to recovery in continue reading : WATER SERVICE ADVISORY

Reforestation of Critical Watershed Areas during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Why is MWSS going ahead with the Annual Million Tree Challenge program (the “Challenge”) given the current situation with COVID-19?   Ever since the Challenge was launched in 2017, there has been a marked perking up of attitudes towards water, watershed, and the community.   The actual number of trees planted in the watersheds of Angat, continue reading : Reforestation of Critical Watershed Areas during the Coronavirus Pandemic

MWSS Calls on Support for the Rejuvenation of the San Juan River

MWSS Administrator Salamat thanked his co-signatories, Manila Water President Mr. Jose Rene Almendras, Assistant Secretary for Climate Change Mr. Ricardo Calderon, Mayor Francis Zamora, and Mayor Joy Belmonte, during the MOA signing of the Adopt-an-Estero Program held on 29 September 2020.   Jointly the LGUs of Quezon City, San Juan, and Mandaluyong with DENR, LLDA, MWSS, continue reading : MWSS Calls on Support for the Rejuvenation of the San Juan River

PROJECT RE-START OF SUMAG RIVER DIVERSION PROJECT

A flash flood incident in 2016 at Sumag River in Sitio Sumag Barangay Umiray, General Nakar Quezon Province prompted the Provincial Government of Quezon (PGQ) to order the stoppage of implementation of the Sumag River Diversion Project (SRDP). The diversion structure then had been excavated, and one-half of the 600-meter tunnel has been completed. MWSS’ tried continue reading : PROJECT RE-START OF SUMAG RIVER DIVERSION PROJECT

Flow Metering: Key to Managing MWSS’ Existing Water Resources

The MWSS has relentlessly been pursuing improvements by putting in place management control systems in the allocation of its water resources coming from the Umiray-Angat-Ipo-La Mesa-Balara water supply system. Along this effort comes the objective of  establishing  a cost-effective  measurement systems for its water portals and conveyance system which aim to provide equitable  access to continue reading : Flow Metering: Key to Managing MWSS’ Existing Water Resources

Technical Upgrade of the La Mesa Treatment Plant 1 (LMPT1)

The upgrading of LMPTP 1 which started in 2017 was finally completed on 31 July with commissioning activities witnessed by DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu, MWSS Administrator Emmanuel Salamat, NWRB Director Sevillo D. David, Jr.,  DENR USec Benny Antiporda, Maynilad Board Member and President of Metro Pacific Investment Corp., Mr. Jose Ma. K. Lim and continue reading : Technical Upgrade of the La Mesa Treatment Plant 1 (LMPT1)