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2019 water expo offers solutions to water supply woes

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 07:33 PM March 20, 2019

2019 water expo offers solutions to water supply woes

MANILA, Philippines — This year’s water conference invited 500 exhibiting companies from international and Asian countries to offer solutions to water supply, sanitation and purification.

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Companies from China, European Union, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Netherlands and the United States featured their innovations which aim to encourage the government and private sectors to study new methods in addressing water and energy problems in the Philippines.

Philippine Water Works Association (PWWA) said the Water Philippines 2019 Conference is a very timely event as it may help solve the water crisis in the country.

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“This conference is very timely; it will address yung concern ngayon, especially yung climate change. Very erratic ngayon ang ating climate,” Vicente Joyas, president of PWWA said at the sidelines of the conference in Pasay City.

Joyas was referring to the water service interruptions being experienced by Manila Water customers due to the low water level in La Mesa Dam.

 

READ:List: Areas affected by water supply interruption  

Meanwhile, UBM Exhibitions Philippines Inc., organizer of the conference, said the conference invited exhibitionists to share their new technologies

“We have resource management, we have some companies from local and foreign countries which have resource management purification, sustainability and filtration systems. Everything about water,” UBM Exhibitions Philippines Inc. General Manager Dexter Deyto told reporters in an ambush interview in Pasay.

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