MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Grab Philippines launched a free water delivery service called Grab Igib to help those affected by the water crisis in Metro Manila.
Grab said the water is free, but customers can opt to buy the container for P100. Up to 5 gallons of water can be delivered.
The service was initially available from March 27 to 29 in Quezon City and Marikina City. Grab will reopen the service in both cities starting Thursday, April 4, along with the launch of a water hub in Mandaluyong City.
"Grab will continue to monitor the shortage and as long as we see the need to provide the service then we will try to continue to provide Grab Igib in the coming weeks," said Grab spokesperson Nicka Hosaka.
Grab Igib will be available from 4 pm to 9 pm from Wednesday to Friday, and from 4 pm to 6 pm during weekends. Here are the areas covered:
Grab Philippines advised consumers that the water from its delivery service is not potable.
Here's how customers can book the service: