Upon Castelo's motion, the joint panel also approved House Resolution 2548 urging the MWSS, MWSS-Regulatory Office (MWSS-RO), NWRB, LWUA, Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM), NIA, MWCI, and MWSI
"to immediately formulate a water security masterplan to secure and sustain the supply of water for household, commercial, and industrial uses in Metro Manila that may be duplicated in other parts of the country."
and MWCI also have yet to submit their plans and projects for the construction of wastewater treatment facilities in Metro Manila, Rizal and Cavite up to the year 2037, which the Supreme Court ordered in the 2008 case of MMDA v Concerned Citizens of Manila Bay, also called the Oposa Case.
Meanwhile, HR 2548 particularly calls for the MWSS, the MWSS Regulatory Office (MWSS-RO), the NWRB, the LWUA, the Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM), the NIA, the MWCI, and the MWSI
to put together a water security plan to identify sustainable water sources for the growing water supply requirements as soon as possible.
MWSI COO Randolph Estrellado said the facility will also have a capacity of 100 million liters per day, the same as the firm's second treatment plant already being constructed.
MWSI, the concessionaire for the west zone of Metro Manila, estimates the facility that will source water from murky Laguna Lake to cost P4 billion.
Estrellado said the company has already informed the Metropolitan Water Sewerage System (MWSS) of MWSI's intention as part of Maynilad's still-to-be-approved business plan.
MWSI already operates Putatan treatment Plant 1 while its second treatment plant under construction is eyed for completion by May next year.
is the company contracted by the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) to provide water to residents of cities and towns comprising the West Zone of Metro Manila and nearby areas.
) in Paranaque City, saying it will help address water pollution in Manila Bay's tributaries, and help improve Metro Manila's sewage system.
), a provider of water and wastewater services for the 17 cities and municipalities that make up the western part of Greater Manila, awarded the contract to a joint venture consisting of ACCIONA Agua and the local companies Jardine Electric Control Philippines (JECP) and Frey Fil.
) was built thru JICA's Environmental Development Project (EDP) in cooperation with the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) and the local government of the city.
) will have to bear an increase in their water billing next month, while Manila Water Company Inc.