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Government water, power bills to reach about P13B in 2015

Senator Ralph Recto. INQUIRER file photo

Senate Pro Tempore Ralph Recto is calling on the government anew to conserve water and electricity as utility expenses next year are projected to reach close to P13 billion.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

North Cotabato town gives kids drinking problem


A local councilman has crafted a proposal that he says will curb kidney diseases among young people in Mlang town, North Cotabato province.

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Grant, loan eyed for Iloilo water


The national government is eyeing a grant or loan of P211 million to the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) to address its supply and distribution problems.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Solon charged with water pollution

Representative Nicasio Aliping Jr. PHOTO from http://www.congress.gov.ph

BAGUIO CITY—Rep. Nicasio Aliping Jr. is facing charges in the city’s Pollution Adjudication Board in connection with the alleged pollution of water sources of Baguio City and nearby communities, an official of  Baguio Water District (BWD) said on Friday.   In a complaint filed on June 26, BWD blamed an illegal road construction attributed to [...]

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Water supply resumed in Iloilo


A prolonged water crisis in areas in Iloilo City was staved off on Tuesday after bulk water providers resumed their supply to the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD).

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »