Articles worth reading
Iskonek

Isko launches free WiFi in Manila

account_balanceManila access_time5 days ago

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno on Wednesday unveiled a kiosk that serves as a free WiFi hotspot, charging station and phone booth outside the Manila City Hall, the latest upgrade to the park surrounding the capital’s seat of power. The ISKOnek, powe...

caloocan mobile city hall

Caloocan reactivates Mobile City Hall

account_balanceCaloocan access_time4 days ago

Muling ilalapit ng Caloocan Mobile City Hall ang iba't-ibang serbisyo ng lokal na pamahalaan sa mga mamamayan ng Caloocan. Sa Agosto 17, 2019, Sabado, magtutungo ang Caloocan Mobile City Hall sa BARANGAY 14 PAMPANO BARANGAY HALL. Magsisimula ang...

Photo Courtesy (Paranaque CENRO SWAESO)

Global environment experts visit Parañaque 

account_balanceParañaque access_time5 days ago

ICLEI World Secretariat, ICLEI Southeast Asia Secretariat and Global Project Advisory Group visited the city government of Parañaque for the Ambitious City Promises Project Experts and National Meeting on August 9, 2019 in coordinati...

Muntinlupa News

Maynilad inaugurates new water treatment plant

Maynilad inaugurates new water treatment plant

account_balanceMuntinlupa chat_bubble_outline0 Comments visibility

West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc., on Monday formally inaugurated the Putatan Water Treatment Plant 2, its second treatment plant that sources raw water from Laguna Lake.

The new facility is part of Maynilad’s water security program that aims to minimize dependence on the Angat Dam in Bulacan as the primary source of raw water, Maynilad chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan said.

“PWTP 2 is a vital component of Maynilad’s plan to develop alternative sources of water to ensure long-term water security for its customers,” Pangilinan said.

“Maynilad has been tapping Laguna Lake as source since 2009, when our first treatment facility in Muntinlupa became operational,” said Maynilad president and chief executive officer Ramoncito S. Fernandez. “In anticipation of the growing demand for water, we constructed this additional facility, which will not only increase available supply but also enable us to better address the variable quality of the raw water coming from Laguna Lake.”

As of April this year, PWTP 2 has begun producing 100 million liters per day of potable water for some one million Maynilad customers in Muntinlupa, Parañaque, Las Piñas, and Cavite.

The facility’s output will be expanded in phases until it reaches its full 150 million liters per day capacity by the latter part of the year, when Maynilad shuts down the Putatan Water Treatment Plant 1 for rehabilitation and upgrade.

“With the completion of this new facility, our priority is to increase service levels for existing customers in the south, who still have limited supply window until now,” Fernandez said.

PWTP 2 uses a multi-stage process of Dissolved Air Flotation, Biological Aerated Filter, ultrafiltration, reverse osmosis, and chlorination to treat the lake water and convert it to a product that complies with the Philippine National Standards for Drinking Water (PNSDW) of the Department of Health.

Maynilad is the largest private water concessionaire in the Philippines in terms of customer base, serving about 9.5 million people to date. It is the agent and contractor of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) for the West Zone of the Greater Manila Area, which is composed of the cities of Manila (certain portions), Quezon City (certain portions), Makati (west of South Super Highway), Caloocan, Pasay, Parañaque, Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, Valenzuela, Navotas and Malabon, all in Metro Manila; the cities of Cavite, Bacoor and Imus, and the towns of Kawit, Noveleta and Rosario, all in Cavite Province.

date_rangeDate Published
4 months ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

Mayor Emi explains class suspension procedure

Pasay mayor explains class suspension procedure to students

account_balancePasay chrome_reader_mode1 week ago

Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano took time to explain how she arrives at the decision to suspend classes amid the bashing that local politicians received last week for the timing of their announcements. During a chat with students in Kalayaan Vi...

Filipino Commuters / iStockphoto

Solons file bills to make cities, towns walkable

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode1 week ago

Several lawmakers have filed bills that propose to make all towns and cities in the Philippines walkable. Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers filed House Bill 504 or the proposed “Sidewalks and Public Roads Use Act” to regulate the...

Isko Moreno

Isko to attend Moscow energy summit

account_balanceManila chrome_reader_mode1 week ago

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno will make his first foreign trip as the city's chief executive to Moscow, after Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev invited him to an energy summit in October. “I am convinced that Manila and Moscow ...

Mayor Vico Sotto

Sotto:  Pasig needs to deal with increased traffic

account_balancePasig chrome_reader_mode6 days ago

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto cited the recent efforts of Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) as one of the reasons that “greatly increased” the volume of vehicles along major and inner roads in the city. “In recent days...

Hataw Sayaw 2019 / Muntinlupa PIO

Muntinlupa celebrates dance festival

account_balanceMuntinlupa chrome_reader_mode4 days ago

Bilang pagdiriwang ng Linggo ng Kabataan, idinaos ang Hataw Sayaw Kabataan na dinaluhan ng iba't-ibang talented dance groups sa lungsod. Isinagawa ang dance battle noong Agosto 15 sa Ayala Malls South Park, Alabang sa pamamagitan ng Youth Affair...

A Foton PUV Modernization Class II modern jeepney complete with accessories costs PHP1.98 million during a showcase at the Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City on August 10, 2019. The vehicle%

Prices of modern jeepneys surge to P2.5 million

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode1 week ago

A leader of a national transport group has expressed dismay over the drastic increase in prices of modern jeepneys and called for price monitoring from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Orlando Marquez, president of the Liga ng Transp...

Advertisement