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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

Angat Dam dips to critical level

Apr 28, 2019 - 12:45 PM

The Angat Dam's water level drops to 179.97 meters on Sunday, April 28, below its minimum operating water level of 180 meters

Photo from MWSS

Draft order places water board directly under Duterte

Mar 17, 2019 - 12:13 PM

To address the Metro Manila water crisis, a draft executive order places the National Water Resources Board (NWRB) under the Office of the President

WATER EO DRAFTED. The proposed executive order to solve the water crisis will also order the water resources board to craft a national water management master plan. Malacañang photo

DENR to open previously shut deep wells amid water crisis

Mar 15, 2019 - 3:58 PM

Given the hazards these deep wells may pose, Antiporda said that these will only be open up to October

Residents fill their water containers from the truck of fire volunteers in Mandaluyong City on March 14, 2019 after a week of water shortage due to the depleting supply of the Manila Water from the La Mesa Dam which is already on critical level, lowest in 12 years. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Gov't approves standby water for Bulacan, Pampanga farmers

Oct 01, 2015 - 4:35 PM

The National Water Resources Board has also decided to further reduce the water allocation for Metro Manila in October

THIRSTY RICE. Palay is particularly sensitive to drought conditions because it depends on a stable supply of water to grow. File photo by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler

7-hour water disruption in 900 villages starts Sept 16

Sep 11, 2015 - 2:28 PM

After that week the number of hours without water will be increased until affected villages in Metro Manila and Cavite experience more than 12 hours without water

LIST: Maynilad villages to be affected by 12-hour water disruption

Sep 02, 2015 - 5:38 PM

UPDATED Residents of 11 Metro Manila cities and 4 localities in Cavite are encouraged to store water the day before the start of water disruption

355,500 homes in NCR face water disruption starting September

Sep 01, 2015 - 12:14 PM

These households may have less than 12 hours of water supply in the coming days as the government conserves water in preparation for drier days ahead

DRIPPING AWAY. People line up to get water in Manila. File photo by EPA/ROLEX DELA PENA

Court to water company: Stop extracting from Cavite rivers

Jun 25, 2014 - 5:49 PM

A Writ of Kalikasan is issued against a project that allegedly threatens the water supply of Cavite province

WRIT OF KALIKASAN. The Court of Appeals issues a Writ of Kalikasan against a water company accused of building a dam that will deliver water from 4 rivers to Tagaytay City alone to the prejudice of other Cavite local governments. Photo from Drumlanrig from Wikimedia Commons