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Maynilad allots P6 billion for sewer lines in Las Piñas

05-09-2019
Maynilad, Philippines, water network

Maynilad Water Services, Inc has said it is allocating more than P6 billion (SGD $160 million) for the installation of 30 kilometres (km) of sewer lines in Las Piñas City this year. In a statement, the west zone concessionaire said the 30km conveyance will be implemented in the fourth quarter. This project is part of a planned 80km sewage …

Editor’s pickBuilding a more resilient water network in the Philippines

31-07-2019
Grundfos, Philippines, Water, Network, Asia, Water security, Climate change, Infrastructure, Flood Control

  By Leong Chee Khuan, Area Managing Director for South Asia and General Manager for Grundfos Pumps Sdn Bhd Water is a precious and increasingly critical resource. Water security has become one of our most urgent environmental crises as well as our fastest-growing social, political and economic challenges faced today. Increasing water …

Philippine Government Urged to Explore Wastewater Treatment, Desalination options to address Water Woes

08-04-2019
Philippines, wastewater treatment, desalination

Amid the clamour for water supply in several areas in Cebu due to the effect of the dry season, an option that is being proposed to the Philippine government and large firms is the possible conversion of wastewater and saline water into potable water. Engineer Edgar Sibonga, executive director of the Provincial Water Resources Authority (PWRA), …