Rappler's latest stories on water supply in the Philippines
Parts of Metro Manila experience water service interruptions, according to think tank IBON Foundation
Manila Water says the Angat Dam 'continues to struggle' to reach the ideal water level, but the company has been able to address its supply deficit
Parts of Las Piñas, Parañaque, Muntinlupa, Imus, and Bacoor will have water service interruptions from September 27 to October 7. Here are the specific areas and schedules.
These grade 6 students prove that anyone can make a difference
Manila Water says it is drawing more supply from its treatment plant in Rizal and from deep wells, and was able to reduce its system loss
The Department of Agriculture and the Department of the Interior and Local Government will team up to provide water for irrigation as well as for drinking to far-flung barangays
MWSS Chairman Reynaldo Velasco is proposing that deep wells remain open even after the water supply in Metro Manila and nearby areas stabilizes
Consumers were pessimistic, but businesses were upbeat for the 2nd quarter of 2019, according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas surveys
Many residents of San Miguel Island in Tabaco, Albay, take daily boat trips to available water sources after their wells dried up due to prolonged El Niño
The Philippine government has the obligation to provide water for all. Using private companies to fulfill the right to water does not absolve the government of its obligation.
Certain areas in the cities of Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, Parañaque, Bacoor, and Imus are affected by Maynilad water interruptions. Check the schedules here.
The water service in households in the affected areas has been reduced to two hours a day
Installing water tank systems in all Department of Health hospitals and dredging waterways are some ways the Duterte government plans to address the impact of the ongoing dry spell
Unless we act wisely, we may find out too late that the enemy is not without, but within
This World Water Day is serving as a wake-up-call that the Philippines has a long way to go until it is sustainably managing its water resources
Hospitals have not been spared by the water shortage hitting parts of Metro Manila. How do doctors and patients cope?
The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System wants a long-term plan to prevent a repeat of the ongoing water shortage
(UPDATED) The executive order would establish reforms in agencies that deal with water, says Health Secretary Francisco Duque III, as he assesses the water shortage also hitting hospitals
We’ve taken for granted the structural problems of our water sector for too long. It’s high time we changed that.
As an extended dry season looms, the private sector is on the move to keep water supply sufficient
Affected are barangays in Bulacan, Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas, Valenzuela, Quezon City, Manila, Pasay, Makati, Parañaque, Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, and Cavite