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Acciona turns over treatment plant to Maynilad

SPANISH FIRM Acciona, S.A. (Acciona) has turned over a water treatment plant worth $127 million to its client, west zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc.

Maynilad to build P15-M virus testing center

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. has teamed up with the De los Santos Medical Center (DLSMC) to build a P15-million testing and laboratory center to boost the country’s testing capacity and help contain the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Maynilad donates alcohol to 32 hospitals

WEST zone water provider Maynilad Water Services, Inc. donated alcohol to 32 hospitals within its concession areas, as part of the company’s efforts to support medical personnel during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Maynilad says June water billing to reflect meter reading

WEST zone water concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. said the water bill that its customers will receive for the month of June would reflect the actual billing and consumption for the months of March up to June.

Maynilad turns over 100 isolation tents

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. has handed over 100 isolation tents and hygiene kits to an alumni association of the University of the Philippines that is setting up a 100-bed quarantine facility for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients.

Maynilad launches online portal for water bills

WEST zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) on Wednesday said it had launched two new programs for the convenient viewing of customers’ bills, especially during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ).

West zone’s Maynilad earmarks P10 billion for new Laguna Lake water...

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. is setting aside P10 billion to build a third treatment plant for raw water sourced from Laguna Lake, the company said on Tuesday.

Maynilad invests P41 billion in west zone to expand wastewater services

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. has spent more than P41 billion to improve and expand its wastewater services since the government privatized the operation of Metro Manila’s water services in 1997, the west zone concessionaire said on Tuesday.

Gov’t meeting with Maynilad, Manila Water will be next year

JUSTICE SECRETARY Menardo I. Guevarra said a date has yet to be set for the government’s meeting with the two Metro Manila water concessionaires regarding their contracts, and it will not be taking place before the end of the year.

Maynilad breaks ground on P10-B sewage treatment plant

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. on Monday has broken ground on a P10.5-billion sewage treatment plant that is set to become the company’s largest in terms of capacity as it will be able to treat about 205 million liters of wastewater per day.

Maynilad backs Kaliwa Dam project

MAYNILAD WATER Services, Inc. has backed the development of Kaliwa Dam, calling the new water source as a “viable long-term solution” to the shortage suffered by Metro Manila residents.

Maynilad allots P53B for new sewer lines

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. has allocated more than P53.4 billion to install new sewer lines spanning up to 425 kilometers starting next year until the end of its concession in 2037 to ensure the provision of sewerage services for its customers in the west zone.

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.

Maynilad allots P6 billion for sewer lines in Las Piñas

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. on Wednesday said it is allocating more than P6 billion for the installation of 30 kilometers (km) of sewer lines in Las Piñas City this year.

Maynilad allots P2.2B for pipe replacement

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. is investing P2.2 billion to replace 312 kilometers of old pipes in its concession area in the west zone of the greater Metro Manila area.

Maynilad steps up effort to reduce nonrevenue water

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. has stepped up its plan to reduce nonrevenue water (NRW) with the acquisition of a second mobile leak detection equipment to boost its leak repair drive.

MWSS fines Maynilad

THE METROPOLITAN Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) is penalizing Maynilad Water Services, Inc. for failure to comply with service obligations as stipulated in its concession agreement with the government.

MPIC, Maynilad commit to help in Manila Bay rehabilitation

METRO PACIFIC Investments Corp. (MPIC) and Maynilad Water Services, Inc. have committed to help the government clean up Manila Bay through the Adopt-an-Estero program.

Maynilad boosts production at Putatan

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. said on Thursday that it was able to increase the production of its two Putatan water treatment facilities to 125 million liters per day (MLD) from 80 MLD, despite the continued algae proliferation in Laguna Lake.

Maynilad services affected by algae proliferation in Laguna Lake

MAYNILAD WATER Services, Inc. said its customers in the cities of Muntinlupa, Las Piñas, Parañaque, Imus and Bacoor will experience low water pressure to no water supply until May 14 due to “reduced water production brought about by unusual algae proliferation” in Laguna Lake.

Maynilad warns future investments may be put on hold

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. said its current rift with the government over its water contract may likely impact future investments in its west zone concession.

Maynilad inaugurates new water treatment plant

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. on Monday inaugurated the Putatan Water Treatment Plant 2 (PWTP2), its second treatment facility that sources raw water from Laguna Lake.

Construction of Maynilad’s WRF gets under way

THE group of Megawide Construction Corp. and MUL consortium said it has started constructing the P2.05-billion Las Piñas Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) of Maynilad Water Services, Inc.

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.

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.

MMDA: Expect heavy traffic over the weekend due to road repairs,...

MOTORISTS can expect to encounter heavy traffic over the weekend as some roads in Metro Manila are scheduled for repair and reblocking, said the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Friday, Jan. 25.

Maynilad allots P100 billion for capex budget until 2022

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. is setting aside P100 billion as capital expenditure in five years through 2022, or the period covering its fifth rate rebasing, of which more than a quarter will cover the construction of new sewage treatment plants (STPs).

Maynilad help sought for Manila Bay cleanup

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has asked Maynilad Water Services, Inc. to participate in the cleanup of Manila Bay, including the company’s help in bringing quick results within the stretch of land facing the sea, the top official of the company said.

Maynilad seeks contractor for water reclamation facility in Kawit

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. is looking for a contractor to design and build a water reclamation facility with a 13 million liters per day capacity, to be located in Kawit, Cavite.

Maynilad gets ISO certification for business continuity

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc., the private concessionaire for Metro Manila’s west zone, said it was given an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification in Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS).

Maynilad wins P5.73/cu.m. tariff hike

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. has obtained an increase of P5.73 per cubic meter (cu. m.) in water tariffs for Metro Manila’s west zone, which the company is offering to impose on a staggered basis.

Maynilad spends P14B for wastewater projects

MAYNILAD WATER SERVICES, Inc. said it has spent nearly P14 billion to expand its sewerage coverage in its west zone concession area since it was re-privatized in 2007, allowing a wider reach despite hurdles.

Water service interruptions announced

MAYNILAD WATER Services, Inc. will reduce water production because of the increase in turbidity at Ipo Dam resulting in increased sediment concentrations in the raw water it distributes, Metro Manila’s west zone concessionaire said on Tuesday.

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...

Maynilad completes upgrade of sedimentation basin at La Mesa

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. has completed the upgrade of a sedimentation basin at La Mesa treatment plant 1 in Quezon City, the west zone water concessionaire said.

Maynilad to spend P70 million for rehabilitation of Dagat-dagatan wastewater treatment...

MAYNILAD WATER Services, Inc. is upgrading its sewage and septage treatment plant in Dagat-dagatan, Caloocan City to boost the facility’s efficiency in serving around 16,000 customers in the northern part of Metro Manila.

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.

Maynilad builds new central laboratory

MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. is building a new structure to house an expanded “central laboratory” inside its La Mesa compound in Quezon City to...

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...

Maynilad eyes future waste-to-energy projects

By Victor V. Saulon, Sub-Editor MAYNILAD Water Services, Inc. is looking at waste-to-energy as a possible future venture once the technology has advanced to make...

Water companies spar over supply allocation

MANILA WATER Co., Inc. has downplayed claims by Maynilad Water Services, Inc. that the amount of water that enters the La Mesa treatment plants...

Maynilad to spend P1.7B on wastewater projects

MAYNILAD WATER Services, Inc. has earmarked P1.7 billion for its 2018 wastewater projects, which are aimed at increasing the company’s sewerage coverage while maintaining...

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...

DMCI net income up 16%

EARNINGS of DMCI Holdings, Inc. climbed last year, buoyed by the double-digit growth of the coal energy, real estate and construction segments, as well...

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...