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Pressure politics may be behind delay in new water rates – group

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A consumer advocacy group on Sunday expressed concern that delay in the announcement of new water rates were due to concessionaires pressuring the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS).

Posted: September 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Group asks SC to stop water rate hike by Maynilad, Manila Water

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An advocacy group on Tuesday asked the Supreme court to stop the impending water rate increase by the Manila Water Company Inc. (MWCI) and Maynilad Water Systems, Inc. (MWSI).

Posted: June 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Water rates going down this summer

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The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) on Friday said its two concessionaires—Manila Water Co. and Maynilad Water Services—would cut basic charges from April 1 to June 30 because of foreign exchange savings.

Posted: March 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Water rates in Boracay to increase, but slowly

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ILOILO CITY—A staggered increase in water and waste-water service rates has been approved in Boracay amid opposition from business groups to what the business community there described as “exorbitant” rate increases.   The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (Tieza) approved an increase in rates by the Boracay Island Water Co. (BIWC) starting next month. [...]

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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