Maynilad Water Services - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Maynilad Water Services


Water shortage may prompt 'drastic' action from Duterte vs Manila Water, Maynilad

Oct 28, 2019 - 2:21 PM

Malacañang also denies that the water shortage, the second in 2019, is being used to push for the Kaliwa Dam project signed with China

The militant women’s group Gabriela hold a protest rally outside the MWSS in Balara, Quezon City on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, to condemn water concessionaires Manila Water and Maynilad implement rotational water interruption in Metro Manila. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Maynilad to begin rotational service interruptions on October 24

Oct 23, 2019 - 8:16 PM

Maynilad's service interruptions will persist until the water level of Angat Dam reaches normal levels. Check out the schedule here.

Maynilad, Manila Water warn service interruptions may happen again

Oct 17, 2019 - 10:45 PM

The Angat Dam's level remains low, which means Maynilad and Manila Water customers could face yet another round of daily service interruptions

WATER WOES. A volunteer distributes water from a firetruck to residents of Barangay Oranbo, Pasig City on March 12, 2019. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

SCHEDULE: Maynilad water interruptions for July 2019

Jul 05, 2019 - 9:05 PM

Here is the schedule of service interruptions for Maynilad customers in Metro Manila, Bulacan, and Cavite

Manila Water, Maynilad to still get limited supply from Angat Dam

Jul 03, 2019 - 6:25 PM

The Angat Dam's water level inches up, but the reduced allocation for concessionaires will remain until the dam is back to its minimum operating water level

As water interruption continues in the Metro, residents of Mandaluyong getting a water supply from Manila Water, June 22, 2019. Angat Dam is now reported in critical low level. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

SCHEDULE: Maynilad water interruptions for June 2019

Jun 19, 2019 - 11:45 AM

Here is the schedule of service interruptions for Maynilad customers in Metro Manila, Cavite, and Bulacan

Metro Manila, Rizal, Cavite face water interruptions in June 2019

Jun 18, 2019 - 9:05 PM

(UPDATED) The supply that Manila Water and Maynilad are getting from the Angat Dam is reduced further, leading to water interruptions

With their empty water containers, buckets and gallons, Residents of Hilltop, Barangay Bagong Ilog in Pasig City troop to a water rationing site of the local government unit on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The barangay is experiencing water shortage caused by the operational adjustments conducted by Manila Water and El Niño. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Maynilad water interruptions to last until May 14

Apr 30, 2019 - 5:20 PM

Certain areas in the cities of Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, Parañaque, Bacoor, and Imus are affected by Maynilad water interruptions. Check the schedules here.

Maynilad water service interruptions set for Holy Week 2019

Apr 11, 2019 - 3:05 PM

West Zone concessionaire Maynilad says it will conduct network upgrades. Check the list of affected areas and their water service interruption schedules here.

Manila Water laying pipes to get supply from Maynilad

Apr 02, 2019 - 9:15 PM

Pipe laying is being conducted along E Rodriguez Sr Avenue in Quezon City, as Manila Water continues to deal with a supply shortage

Nagsasagawa ang Manila Water ng paglalatag ng linya sa E. Rodriguez Sr. Ave. sa Quezon City upang bigyang daan ang “cross-border water sharing” ng tubig mula sa Maynilad. Photo from MWC

Metro Pacific net income rises by 15% in 2017

Mar 01, 2018 - 6:45 PM

The increase to P13.2 billion in 2017, from P11.5 billion in 2016, is largely due to Meralco and Global Business Power

LIST: Hotlines, social media accounts during emergencies

Dec 19, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Bookmark this page for a handy list of emergency hotlines you can call or text, plus Facebook and Twitter accounts to contact

PH gov't told to pay Maynilad over P3B for delayed tariff hike

Jul 26, 2017 - 7:40 AM

An arbitral tribunal orders the Republic of the Philippines to reimburse the country s largest water concessionaire of its losses from unenforced tariff adjustments

BIG VICTORY. In a decision dated July 24, the three-man arbitral tribunal unanonimously upheld the validity of Maynilad's claim against the government to compensate the water concessionaire for the delayed tariff adjustments from 2013 to 2017. Rappler file photo

Maynilad pours P13B into water services expansion, infrastructure

Feb 07, 2017 - 5:10 PM

The water company expects to generate around 40 549 jobs from its capital spending budget program this year despite delays in the implementation of its arbitral award

TARIFF HIKE DELAYS. This capital expenditures for water infrastructure development are implemented despite delays in arbitral award, granting Maynilad a tariff adjustment

Metro Pacific to spend around P60 billion in 2017

Jan 18, 2017 - 7:00 PM

The P60 billion programmed spending does not include acquisitions and new projects that Metro Pacific may acquire through bidding

The country's top honchos, Manuel V. Pangilinan, Ramon S. Ang, Hans Sy, and Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, come together to sign a Memorandum of Agreement fixing the squabble on the MRT-LRT Common Station deal, Wednesday, January 18, at the Dusit Hotel in Makati City.

MPIC ends 2015 with higher profits despite regulatory uncertainties

Mar 01, 2016 - 8:13 PM

Earnings would be stronger if we were simply allowed to play on a level regulatory playing field says MPIC s president and CEO

REGULATORY UNCERTAINTIES. Its strong growth was achieved despite uncertainties in tariff rate adjustments for its water, rail and tollroad businesses

Water supply task force formed to serve affected Makati areas

Aug 08, 2015 - 12:08 PM

Acting Mayor Kid Peña forms a task force to provide water to areas in Makati covered by Maynilad s service interruption from August 10 18

TO THE RESCUE. The new 'Kidlat Task Force: Tubig sa Palanan' is a response to the Maynilad water service interruption in the next two weeks.

Water service interruption in some Maynilad areas August 10-18

Aug 04, 2015 - 11:21 AM

UPDATED Scheduled water interruptions on August 17 18 in Caloocan Las Piñas Makati Manila Muntinlupa City Parañaque Pasay and parts of Cavite are no longer pushing through

Maynilad to increase water charges effective July 1

Jun 09, 2015 - 5:48 PM

Manila Water meanwhile will lower its charges effective on the same date

DOF verifies Maynilad’s P3.44B claim

Mar 13, 2015 - 6:15 PM

The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System maintains that Maynilad would not incur losses as it is allowed to recover its investments for the rest of the concession period

Pay us P3.44B, Maynilad asks gov’t

Mar 11, 2015 - 2:04 PM

The claims will continue to rise as long as the MWSS refuses to implement the rate hike Maynilad says

Maynilad willing to hike rate in tranches

Jan 06, 2015 - 6:57 PM

The company says it is willing to hike the basic charge in equal tranches for a 3 year period to minimize impact on its customers

Maynilad bares P37M service upgrade in Navotas Fish Port

Nov 28, 2014 - 6:03 PM

Once completed in the first quarter of 2015 water supply is seen to increase in the area from 4 to 5 hours daily to 24 hours a day

MWSS appoints new chief regulator

Jul 09, 2014 - 5:56 PM

UP professor Joel Yu assumes the role after Emmanuel Caparas resigned as acting chief amid a dispute over the proposed adjustment of water rates in 2013

MWSS acting chief regulator resigns

Jun 11, 2014 - 11:43 PM

Emmanuel Caparas resignation which takes effect June 30 comes amid a dispute arbitration over the proposed adjustment of water rates in 2013 by two concessionaires

Maynilad customers to see higher bills in August

Jun 17, 2013 - 6:52 PM

Beginning July 3 Maynilad s average all in tariff will go up P0 17 per cubic meter The increase will be reflected in the August bills of customers

HIGHER BILLS. Maynilad customers will see higher water bills as the water distributor factors in foreign exchange adjustments. Photo from Maynilad's website

Olongapo sells 10% of Subic Water to Maynilad

Mar 24, 2013 - 4:10 PM

Maynilad pays P210 M for the stake in Subic Water which supplies customers in Olongapo and the Subic Bay Freeport Zone

MODERNIZING SERVICES. Olongapo City mayor James Gordon Jr. with Maynilad President and CEO Victorico P. Vargas, wife Anne Marie Gordon, and Olongapo City Consultant James Lorenzana. Photo by Randy Datu

Gov't eyes over $2-B water investments

Mar 13, 2013 - 7:57 PM

The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System says most of the projects will be bid out under the Public Private Partnership scheme

NEW SOURCE. Metro Manila is in dire need of a new water source that will act as a back up to Angat dam. Photo courtesy of the PPP Center

Japan's Marubeni buys stake in Maynilad

Feb 14, 2013 - 3:26 PM

The deal marks Marubeni s entry in the water distribution business

Metro Pacific acquires stake in Cebu water consortium

Jan 07, 2013 - 4:55 PM

The company s water unit signs a deal to acquire 39 of a consortium formed with the Ayala and Gaisano groups for a bulk water project in Cebu

Maynilad water rates up by January

Dec 18, 2012 - 4:00 PM

Maynilad s average charge will rise by 2 8 equivalent to P1 26 per cubic meter of water for unsewered customers and P1 47 per cubic meter for sewered customers

Japanese investment in Maynilad pushed to December

Oct 23, 2012 - 12:12 AM

A deal that would give Marubeni Corp a 20 share in a local water concessionaire has been pushed back again

Watch out for leaking pipes, prevent water contamination--DOH

Jun 12, 2012 - 4:51 PM

Risk of water contamination is higher during the rainy season as pipes usually get submerged in floodwaters the health department warns