No water in parts of Metro Manila, Imus on August 6 to 7 – Maynilad

Robie de Guzman   •   August 2, 2019   •   2412

MANILA, Philippines – Parts of Metro Manila will experience water service interruption from August 6 (Tuesday) to 7 (Wednesday), Maynilad Water Services Inc. announced on Thursday.

In a series of advisory posted on Twitter, Maynilad said the scheduled temporary water disruption will affect consumers in Caloocan, Manila, Malabon, Navotas, Las Piñas and Imus City in Cavite.

Below are the list of affected areas and their scheduled service interruption:

MALABON (from 4 p.m. Tuesday to 3 a.m. Wednesday)

  • Barangay Longos (along Dagat-Dagatan Ave. from Lapu-Lapu Ave to P. Aquino Ave., along C4 Road from Lascano Street to Pampano Street)

NAVOTAS (from 4 p.m. Tuesday to 3 a.m. Wednesday)

  • Barangay Bangculasi
  • Barangay North Bay Boulevard
  • Barangay San Rafael Village

CALOOCAN (from 4 p.m. Tuesday to 3 a.m. Wednesday)

  • Barangay 12
  • Barangay 14
  • Barangay 20
  • Barangay 28
  • Barangay 31
  • Barangay 35

MANILA (from 4 p.m. Tuesday to 3 a.m. Wednesday)

  • Barangay 124 to 127
  • Barangay 129 to 146
  • Barangay 177

MANILA (from 8 p.m. Tuesday to 4 a.m. Wednesday)

  • Barangay 67
  • Barangay 74
  • Barangay 79 to 83
  • Barangay 85
  • Barangay 93 to 112
  • Barangay 116 to 119
  • Barangay 122
  • Barangay 128

LAS PIÑAS (from 6 a.m. Tuesday to 1 a.m. Wednesday)

  • Barangay Manuyo Uno and Dos
  • Barangay CAA
  • Barangay Talon Uno and Dos
  • Barangay Pulang Lupa Dos

IMUS CITY (from 6 a.m. Tuesday to 1 a.m. Wednesday)

  • Barangay Anabu I-A to Id and I-F
  • Barangay Bayan Luma I to IX
  • Barangay Bucandala I to V
  • Barangay Carsadang Bago I and II
  • Barangay Malagasang I-A to I-D and I-G
  • Barangay Poblacion I-A to I-C
  • Barangay Poblacion II-A and II-B
  • Barangay Poblacion III-A and III-B
  • Barangay Poblacion IV-A to IV-D
  • Barangay Tanzang Luma I to VI
  • Barangay Toclong I-A to I-C

The west zone water concessionaire said the water interruption in parts of Caloocan, Manila, Malabon and Caloocan is due to the relocation of a 3.6 feet by 2.5 feet-diameter water pipeline to give to way to the construction of the Skyway Project along C3 Road between A. Mabini and Dagat-Dagatan Avenue in Caloocan City.

The scheduled water disruption, meanwhile, in other parts of Manila is due to the installation of flowmeter at Radial Road 10 in Tondo; while the service interruption in Las Piñas and Imus City is mainly due to the repair of the Automatic Transfer Switch of Pagcor pumping station in Parañaque City.

For customers who have inquiries, Maynilad may be contacted at its hotlines 1626 (Metro Manila) and 1800-100092837 (Cavite).

MWSS, nagtakda na ng deadline sa pagbabayad ng water bill

Robie de Guzman   •   May 20, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Nagtakda na ng deadline ang Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) para sa pagbabayad ng water bills na halos tatlong buwang naipon dahil sa ipinatutupad na community quarantine.

Sa panayam ng UNTV program na Serbisyong Bayanihan ngayong Miyerkules, sinabi ni MWSS Chief Regulator Patrick Ty na mayroong hanggang Hulyo 31 para magbayad ng bill ang mga kumukonsumo ng 10 cubic meters pababa kada buwan.

Ang mga gumagamit naman ng tubig na mahigit sa 10 cubic meters kada buwan ay may palugit hanggang Agosto 31.

Pagpapauna ni Ty, asahan na ng mga consumer ang bahagyang pagtaas ng bill lalo’t panahon ngayon ng tag-init at marami ang nasa loob ng kani-kanilang mga tahanan kaya mataas ang konsumo sa tubig.

“Sana maintindihan natin, itong water bill na ito halos lahat sa mga consumer ay ito po yung water bill nila for March, April and May. During summer season din po ito, so mas mainit, mas madami ang consumption ng mga tao at alam natin since work from home halos lahat consumer,” aniya.

Nilinaw naman  ng opisyal na puwede namang utay-utayin ng mga consumer ang pagbabayad sa bill nila sa Manila Water at Maynilad.

Sinabi rin ni Ty na sa Hunyo 1 pa magsisimulang magbasa ng metro at maglalabas ng bill ang Maynilad at Manila Water.

Sa Agosto 1 naman sisimulan ng dalawang water concessionaires ang pamumutol sa serbisyo ng mga hindi makapagbabayad ng kanilang bill para sa mga kumu-konsumo ng 10 cubic meters pababa.

Setyembre 1 naman ang schedule ng service disconnection para sa mahigit 10 cubic meters ang konsumo bawat buwan.

Tiniyak naman ng MWSS na wala pa silang ipinatutupad na anumang adjustment sa singil ng tubig sa gitna ng umiiral na community quarantine.

“Importante sa atin na wala pong bills shock ayaw po natin na magulat ang ating mga consumers na bigla nalang lalaki ang kanilang water bill,” ani Ty. – RRD (mula sa ulat ni Correspondent Joan Nano)

Maynilad, Manila Water assure enough water supply amid COVID-19 threat

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 11, 2020

Maynilad and Manila Water has assured the public they will be able to provide enough water supply amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat.

This is despite the continuous water level reduction in Angat Dam.

According to Maynilad Asst. Manager on Media Relations Grace Laxa, in order to keep providing enough water supply to their customers, they have to implement water service interruptions.

Mayroon tayong sapat na nirarasyon sa ating mga customers. Pero iyon nga mag-ipon sila sa oras na itinakda sa kanilang lugar, (We have enough water supply rationed to our customers. But they have to fill their supplies depending on the schedule in their area)” she said.

Meanwhile, Manila Water Spokesperson Jeric Sevilla said they will only implement water interruptions in the evenings in order for their customers to still be able to do household chores including disinfection.

“For most times of the day ay mayroon tayong tubig, (we have water)” he said.

The water concessionaires also advise the public not to hoard water supply which could cause more problems on top of the COVID-19 threat.—AAC (with reports from Joan Nano)

Maynilad announces water service interruptions for March

Marje Pelayo   •   March 2, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Maynilad announced the latest schedule of water service interruptions for March 2020 due to the decreasing water level at Ipo Dam.

Maynilad explained that Ipo’s water level fell short of its maintaining level of 101 meters due to minimal runoffs from Ipo watershed in recent days.

This is despite allocation of raw water from Angat Dam remaining at 42 cubic meters per second.

Thus, Maynilad advises its customers to take note of the assigned schedule of rotational service interruptions for this month.

“Asahan ang mas mahigpit na pagpapatupad nito sa mga susunod na araw hangga’t hindi tumataas ang water elevation sa Ipo Dam (Expect strict implementation of the scheduled service interruptions in the coming days until water elevation at Ipo Dam improves),” Maynilad’s advisory said.

For this reason, the water concessionaire reminds affected residents to conserve water and store enough amount for domestic needs. (Complete list HERE.)

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