Each STP will cost P2.5 million to P3.5 million to build and it will be operated by BTSI
, according to Jonathan Cabrera, senior business development manager of MacroAsia, a subsidiary of the Lucio Tan Group of Companies, which owns 80 percent of BTSI
While the service side of BTSI
has long been their bread and butter, Jean Claude Siew, Bluedrop's VP of Training and Simulation, explained to CDR that the product side of the business has been experiencing much larger growth.
In 1997, BTSI
grossed about $9 million in revenue and is currently servicing over $150 million in national contracts.
The Ayala-led BIWC has a total STP capacity of 11.4 million liters a day compared to BTSI
's capacity of only 0.500 million liters a day, according to data provided by the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
"Business don't have a choice, but to get the services of BTSI
if they want to reopen by October 26," Cabrera said.
On the sidelines of the MacroAsia annual stockholders meeting Friday, BTSI
president James Molina said the company is eyeing to put up STPs for the resort owners it serves.
On the other hand, BTSI
provides water and septage management.
) to treat the wastewater being discharged into the sea and to solve the cesspool problem.
) - the island's two water suppliers - to expand the capacity of their respective sewerage treatment plants to help solve the island's sewage woes.
) should ensure that the existing wastewater-treatment facilities are capable of treating the huge volume of wastewater coming from their respective customers to be able to treat the water and meet the standards set by law for wastewater discharge.
, on the other hand, vowed to work on the treatment of the drainage outfalls as well as rehabilitate Wetland No.