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Manila Water, Maynilad to ask SC to reconsider fines

MANILA WATER Co., Inc. said on Wednesday it will exercise all its legal options, including the filing of a motion for reconsideration by Oct. 2 in response to the Supreme Court (SC) decision that found the company liable for fines for violation of the Philippine Clean Water Act.

Manila Water secures P14.5-billion loan facility from Bank of China

MANILA WATER Co., Inc. said on Tuesday that it had signed a 250-million euro (around P14.5 billion), seven-year term loan facility with two foreign banks to fund its capital investment program within its water concession in Metro Manila’s east zone.

Manila Water CEO resigns for ‘personal reasons’ after March supply crisis

MANILA Water Co., Inc. announced on Friday the resignation of Ferdinand M. dela Cruz, who cited “personal” reasons, marking the departure of the president and chief executive officer who was in office at the height of the water crisis that hit Metro Manila’s east zone concessionaire early this year.

Manila Water inks offtake deal with WawaJVCo

MANILA WATER Co., Inc. said on Wednesday that it had signed a 30-year raw water supply offtake agreement with state agency Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) and WawaJVCo, Inc.

Cardona water treatment plant helps boost Manila Water supply

MANILA Water Co., Inc. said its Cardona water treatment plant in Rizal province had been producing up to 63 million liters per day (MLD) as of Sunday, July 7, helping the water concessionaire narrow the supply gap that has burdened its customers since March.

Manila Water inks JV deals for Lambunao, Calbayog districts

MANILA WATER Co., Inc. has signed and executed a joint venture agreement (JVA) with the Lambunao Water District to handle the water system of the town in Iloilo province in a 35-year project that will entail a capital expenditure of P78.98 million.

Manila Water unit inks P2.5-B loan facility

MANILA Water Co., Inc. on Monday said its Laguna subsidiary has inked a P2.5-billion term-loan facility with Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI).

Manila Water inks deal with weather data provider

MANILA Water Co., Inc. said it tapped Weather Solutions, Inc. as its exclusive weather data provider, a move seen to boost the efficiency of its dam operations and management.

Queuing for water

RESIDENTS affected by the rotational service interruption of Manila Water queue with their containers at Barangay South Triangle in Quezon City on Wednesday midnight.

Manila Water signs concession agreement with Bulacan water district

MANILA Water Co., Inc. (MWC)said its subsidiary has signed the concession agreement with the Bulacan water district.

Manila Water 1st quarter earnings slide 27%

MANILA WATER Co., Inc reported a 27% fall in first-quarter net income to P1.23 billion, in part as the water concessionaire factored in the impact of the water supply shortage within its service area starting in March.

Manila Water accepts COO’s resignation

MANILA WATER Co., Inc. said on Tuesday that it had accepted the resignation of Geodino V. Carpio, its chief operating officer (COO) during the time when the water concessionaire’s customers in Metro Manila’s east zone started experiencing water shortage.

MWSS pressed to look into liabilities of Manila Water

THE Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) on Friday asked the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage (MWSS) to “immediately” hold a public hearing to look into possible liabilities of Manila Water Co. Inc., in connection with the water crisis in Metro Manila.

Manila Water taps additional deep wells to address shortage

MANILA WATER Co., Inc. has started operating an additional 13 deep wells in its concession area to address the water shortage.

Manila Water unit, Tubig Pilipinas bag Iloilo project

ILOILO CITY — Manila Water Philippine Ventures, Inc. (MWPV) and Tubig Pilipinas Group, Inc. (TPGI) have been granted a franchise by the local council to establish and operate a water distribution system in parts of Iloilo City.

No more hearings on water situation — GMA

HOUSE Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said on Friday that she is planning to cancel any further congressional meetings on the water situation and would rather focus on addressing Metro Manila’s water supply rather than discuss the idea that Manila Water Company, Inc.’s customers not be billed this month.

Manila Water mulls Razon tie-up on Wawa dam

MANILA WATER Co., Inc. has formed a technical working group to look into the viability of partnering with port and casino magnate Enrique K. Razon, Jr. on the Wawa dam project to augment the water source of Metro Manila’s east zone concessionaire.

Manila Water eyes new source in Cardona to augment supply

MANILA WATER Co., Inc. is counting on a new water source in Cardona, Rizal plus stop-gap measures such as deep wells and a cross-border flow agreement with the other water concessionaire to help ease the water shortage being felt within its east zone concession.

Manila Water prepares contingency plan

MANILA WATER Co., Inc. said on Wednesday that it had put in place starting this month a water supply contingency plan in light of the ongoing mild El Niño that is causing below-normal rainfall.

MWSS orders annual audits of Manila Water, Maynilad

THE Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), which regulates the water industry, said it will audit the financial performance of the country’s two biggest water concessionaires in June and will subsequently repeat the exercise yearly.

Manila Water income up 6% in 2018

MANILA WATER Co., Inc. posted a 6% increase in net income for 2018 to P6.5 billion after the steady performance of its water concession in Metro Manila and the boost it received after the approval of its positive tariff adjustment and business plan, the Ayala-led company said.

Manila Water gears capex plans to boost wastewater treatment business

MANILA Water Co., Inc. has earmarked up to P197.8 billion for capital expenditure between now and the end of its concession agreement in 2037, more than half of which at P115 billion will go towards building new wastewater treatment plants and related facilities, company officials said.

Manila Water inks JV agreement with Tanauan

AYALA-LED Manila Water Co., Inc. said on Tuesday its consortium with a subsidiary signed a joint venture (JV)agreement with the water district of Tanauan to build and maintain the latter’s water supply and sanitation facilities.

Manila Water unit seals deal for Pagsanjan

AYALA-LED Manila Water Co., Inc. said one of its units had signed and executed a contractual joint venture agreement with Pagsanjan Water District to handle, among others, the maintenance and upgrade of the town’s water supply and sanitation facilities.

Manila Water continues to expand sewer connections in east zone

AYALA-LED Manila Water Co., Inc. said it had installed 5,135 sewer connections within Metro Manila’s east zone concession as of November last year, bringing the total to 191,784 since the time it took over the service from the government.

Manila Water gets contract for Calbayog City

MANILA WATER Co., Inc. said on Thursday that it had received the notice of award from the Calbayog City Water District (CCWD) to manage the area’s water and wastewater systems under a 25-year contract.

Manila Water-led group bags Nueva Ecija project

MANILA WATER Co., Inc. and its two consortium partners have been awarded a 25-year contract to develop the water district of San Jose City in Nueva Ecija, the Ayala-led listed company said on Wednesday.

Water rates to go up in January

CUSTOMERS served by Metro Manila’s two water concessionaires will notice a slight increase in their bills starting Jan. 1, after the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) approved rate adjustments based on inflation and the movement of the peso against the US dollar.

‘Management excellence’ according to Fernando Zobel de Ayala

In the world of business, there are few forces that are more powerful than a united group of people who passionately believe in creating...

Manila Water inks agreements for two water districts in Iloilo

MANILA WATER Company, Inc. (MWC) has been awarded joint venture agreements by Lambunao Water District (LWD) and Calinog Water District (CWD) for two separate water supply systems in the province of Iloilo.

Manila Water signs JV deal for Isabela water project

MANILA Water Co., Inc. said on Friday that its consortium with a wholly-owned subsidiary signed a joint venture agreement with the water district of Ilagan City, Isabela for a bulk water supply project, which includes water system expansion and septage management.

Manila Water posts flat earnings

MANILA Water Co., Inc. reported a 1% increase in net income as of September this year to P4.93 billion from P4.89 billion in the same period last year, the Ayala-led company told the stock exchange on Wednesday.

JV to develop new dam in Rizal

A JOINT venture (JV) company is developing a new dam in Montalban, Rizal that can serve as a medium-term water source for Manila Water Co., Inc., according to officials of state-led Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS).

MWSS downplays fears of water shortage in 2021

Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) has downplayed the alarm sounded off by one of its water concessionaire that the Philippine capital is likely...

Water shortage seen by 2021 without Laguna Lake project

MANILA WATER Co., Inc. has raised the alarm over a possible water shortage starting in 2021 if it fails to get approval for the construction of a new water source from Laguna Lake ahead of the target completion of the Kaliwa dam in Quezon province by 2023.

Manila Water flags risk of water shortage between 2021 and 2023

Manila Water Co., Inc. has raised the alarm over a possible water shortage starting in 2021 if it fails to get approval for the...

Manila Water inks deal with water district in Bulacan

THE CONSORTIUM of Manila Water Co., Inc. and its subsidiary has signed a joint venture agreement with a water district in Bulacan to handle the latter’s water supply system and sanitation facilities, the Ayala-led company told the stock exchange on Thursday.

Water concessionaires seek to raise rates to fund P183-B capex

METRO MANILA’S two private water concessionaires plan to spend a combined P183.531 billion starting this year through 2022 for projects that will allow them to meet the requirements of their concession agreement, including service continuity and water security.

No Boracay water rate adjustment, says Manila Water

WATER RATES in Boracay will not be adjusted after the decision of the island’s water regulator to discontinue the 14.34% decrease in the company’s foreign currency differential adjustment (FCDA), Manila Water Co., Inc. told the stock exchange on Wednesday.

Manila Water unit gets franchise for Pangasinan town

A UNIT of Manila Water Co., Inc. has received on Monday a “notice to proceed” for its proposal to provide water and septage services in the town of Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan province with the passage of a municipal ordinance on the matter, the parent said.

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.

Manila Water unit seeking to expand Boracay sewer network

BORACAY Island Water Co., Inc. has given its assurance to complete the rehabilitation of the island’s main sewer network within four months, as the...

Manila Water earnings jump 17% in 1st quarter

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

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...

Manila Water wins right to operate Bulacan water district

MANILA WATER Co., Inc. has won the right to operate the Bulacan water district, which is the site of the international airport being proposed...