The Manila Water Company Inc., the Ayala-owned water distributor for the east zone of Metro Manila has set up a mobile water treatment plant in Bantayan Island, in the northern part of Cebu Province, as part of the companies relief efforts for the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda.
The mobile treatment plant was installed by the Cebu Manila Water Development, a subsidiary of Manila Water in Barangay Ticad early morning of November 16, 2013, a
In a statement, Manila Water Co Inc said subsidiary Cebu Manila Water Development installed the mobile plant in Barangay Ticad early morning of November 16, a week after the worst typhoon that hits the Philippines made a landfall in the island.
According to the officials of the Manila Water, the equipment provided 38,400 liters of potable water since arriving in the municipality of Bantayan. Manila Water was quoted as saying, “Water provision is being coordinated with LGUs to ensure residents of all barangays are serviced,” Manila Water said.
The mobile plant in Bantayan island can produce 2,200 liters of water per hour, treating sea water drawn from under the bridge beside the Barangay Hall of Brgy. Ticad.
Aside from the equipment probation of Manila Water, the company also initiated its own donation drive through the Ayala Foundation and the Philippine Red Cross.