'Everyone should have access to sufficient, potable, and safe water supply,' the governor said in a statement Friday following her meeting with MKWD at the provincial capitol.
Catamco, herself of Manobo descent, has requested MKWD general manager Stella Gonzales to provide her an inventory of areas without existing water facilities so that the provincial government could immediately evaluate as to what intervention is needed and include the same in its annual investment plan.
Zaldy Alqueza, MKWD assistant manager, says some areas may experience a reduction in water supply as supply from springs has been reduced by at least 25 percent.
Apo and MKWD has always relied on natural sources to supply water to the citys 126,000 residents and about 78,000 in nearby Makilala, North Cotabato.
Zaldy Alqueza, MKWD
assistant manager, said some areas might experience a reduction in water supply as "majority of the spring sources of water in the city have been reduced by about 25 percent."