WATER SUPPLY – A water crisis happened recently in Metro Manila affecting several residents and urging government bodies to react.
Following the water shortage, the board of Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System or MWSS decided to penalize Ayala-led company Manila Water with P1.1 Billion fine.
Manila Water Chief Operating Officer Geodino Carpio also resigned from his position after the water crisis. Read more about it here.
As of now, Manila Water appointed Abelardo Basilio as acting Chief Operating Officer.
This is based on the article from Philstar.
Last March 10, Manila Water announced water service interruptions in several areas in Metro Manila. They even released a complete list of affected areas.
Meanwhile, another problem to be looked at regarding the water crisis is the continuous decrease of water levels in local dams.
The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System or MWSS, however, assured consumers that their public plans will be able to sustain the demand for the next 5 to 10 years.
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Also, now that there is a water shortage we can appreciate the critical value of water to our daily survival. Here are 12 ways to conserve water.
That is all there is to it. We’ll post updates as soon as we got them.