Contingency plan discussed for water shortage

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THE METRO Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MMDRRMC), concerned government agencies and water concessionaires have met to discuss contingency measures on how to prepare for a worsening water shortage. The meeting was attended by officials of Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System and water concessionaires, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration, and other concerned government agencies. To facilitate the delivery of water supplies to areas that may be affected, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority and concurrent MMDRRMC chairman Danilo Lim said trucks of Maynilad Water Services Inc. and Manila Water Company Inc. are still exempted from the number coding scheme.