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Metro residents brace for long, ‘dry’ spell

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For residents in areas affected by a three-day water service interruption due to an ongoing Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) project, it will be a long and dry Holy Week.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Maynilad’s list of villages to go dry on Holy Week

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The Maynilad Water Services has released its complete list of villages that will have water interruption this Holy Week.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Maynilad to deploy water tanks in villages affected by water interruption

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The Maynilad Water Services has so far secured 104 water tankers to conduct water rationing in about 800 barangays (villages) in Metro Manila and Cavite as the company urged its customers in these areas anew to start storing water for the duration of the water service interruptions from Holy Wednesday to Black Saturday.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Oil pipe leak blamed for tainted water in China

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Chinese state media say an oil pipe leak has caused excessive levels of the toxic chemical benzene in a major city’s tap water.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Public urged to conserve water

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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is urging the public to be mindful of their water consumption “not only to save money on water bills, but more importantly, to protect this precious resource.”

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Waterless Holy Week looms for parts of Metro, Cavite

A flood control project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)—the construction of an “interceptor drainage box culvert” or IDBC on Blumentritt Street, Manila—will cause water service interruptions of one to three days during Holy Week in some parts of Metro Manila and the neighboring province of Cavite, according to Maynilad Water Services Inc.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Water utilities see no shortage this summer

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The two water utilities in Metro Manila are keeping cool about the water supply situation during the summer months, steering clear of raising any warning related to a possible shortage.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Maynilad lists villages to go dry during Holy Week

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Maynilad on Thursday announced the list of villages where water service will be interrupted during the Holy Week.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Water and energy use closely related – DENR

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The country’s observance of World Water Day on March 22 will focus on the link between water and energy consumption, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources said Saturday.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

2 rivers, 2 lakes in Visayas, Mindanao eyed as sources of drinking water

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Two rivers and two lakes in the country’s southern parts have been classified as potential sources of drinking water by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), an official said Thursday.

Posted: March 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Dry spell delays rice planting in Maguindanao

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Farmers in Maguindanao have not been able to replant their rice fields because of a dry spell that started in February.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Maynilad announces water interruption in Caloocan, QC

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At least this manhole maintained by a water company on East Avenue, Quezon City, was never paved over.MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

Water supply will be temporarily interrupted in the entire North Caloocan area and in some parts of Quezon City on Tuesday evening until Wednesday morning, Maynilad said.

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

DOH warns Tacloban residents: Don’t drink tap water

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vThe Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday warned residents in Tacloban City not to drink tap water in the area, saying the water system has been contaminated following the devastation wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan).

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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