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Maynilad completes P347-M replacement of old pipelines in Quezon City

Maynilad Water Services, Inc. has completed the replacement of 116 kilometers of old pipelines in different areas of Quezon City through investments that reached...

Keeping safe and clean water flowing

Aside from establishing a certain enterprise and transforming it into a large, profitable company, Manny V. Pangilinan, or MVP, is known for his incredible...

Metro Manila’s water tariffs rising

CUSTOMERS of Metro Manila’s two water concessionaires will soon see an increase in their bills, the sector’s regulator announced on Thursday.

More illegally connected pipes uncovered in Boracay’s drainage system

Boracay Island Water Co., Inc. has plugged 36 more illegally connected pipes to the island's drainage system, its parent firm said on Wednesday, June...

MPIC unit completes deal for Vietnam water firm

A UNIT of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) has completed the acquisition of a 49% stake in Vietnamese company that will allow its expansion into the Southeast Asian country’s industrial water concessions, the listed company told the stock exchange on Monday.

Maynilad to replace old pipes to cut water losses

Maynilad Water Services, Inc. will be replacing up to 290 kilometers of old and leaky pipes this year as it upgrades the distribution system...

Manila Water net income rises 17% in Q1

Manila Water Co., Inc. posted a 17% increase in first-quarter net income to P1.69 billion mainly coming the growth in its Manila concession area...

Dare to drink Pasig River water? A new water filter allows...

DARE YOU to drink muddy water. You wouldn’t, would you? No, because your body is a temple, and you care what goes inside it....

Manila Water completes acquisition of stake in Thai water firm

Manila Water Co., Inc. has closed the acquisition of a significant stake in a publicly listed company in Thailand, adding the earnings contribution of...

Metro Manila water rates to drop on April 1

Water rates in areas covered by Metro Manila's two water concessionaires will be cut starting on April 1 after the state agency on water...

Manila Water bags P800-M Isabela project

MANILA WATER Company, Inc. on Monday said it bagged a P800-million water project in Ilagan City, Isabela. In a disclosure to the stock exchange, the...

PCC approves joint venture for Wawa water project

THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has given the go-signal for Prime Metro Power Holdings Corp. (PMPHC) and San Lorenzo Ruiz Builders & Developers Group,...

Metro Manila’s water bills to rise in January

CUSTOMERS of Maynilad Water Services, Inc. and Manila Water Company, Inc. will face higher bills starting Jan. 1, as the two water concessionaires raise...

Metro Pacific buys into Vietnamese water company

PHILIPPINE-listed infrastructure giant Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) has forayed into the Vietnamese water market thru a P615-million deal that gives it a 45%...

Weaker peso forces Manila Water, Maynilad to raise water tariff

By Victor V. Saulon, Sub-Editor MANILA Water Co. and Maynilad Water Services, Inc. will be raising water rates for the fourth quarter of the year...

Victoria town council approves Manila Water entry

MANILA WATER Co., Inc. said the municipal council of Victoria, Laguna has approved the town’s inclusion in the service area of the Ayala-led company’s...

MRII starts bulk supply to Bacolod water district

CEBU-BASED Mactan Rock Industries, Inc., (MRII) officially activated its bulk water deal with Bacolod City Water District (BCWD) on Monday, starting with a 10-cubic...

Tubig Pilipinas to set up water, sewerage system in Echague town

TUBIG PILIPINAS, a subsidiary of Pure Energy Holdings Corp., will begin construction of a water and sewerage system in Echague, Isabela by the fourth...

Water concessionaire goes to Marawi

MAYNILAD WATER Services, Inc. has deployed its mobile water treatment plant to embattled Marawi City, a statement by the concessionaire said. Maynilad said its...

DENR moving to identify more potential sources of water

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources  (DENR) said it will classify in the next five years 183 more bodies of water according to...

Metro Manila water bills rising next month

METRO MANILA’s two water concessionaires will raise tariffs on Aug. 13, after they were granted an increase in the amount they are allowed to...

Water challenges flow from lack of strict law implementation

By Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman THE Philippines has 30 water-related government agencies, and yet, around eight million Filipinos still do not have access to...

Polluted water in hand, Nigerian king takes Shell to court in...

LONDON -- King Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi holds up a plastic bottle containing contaminated water from his community in Nigeria, proof of oil pollution...