Maynilad provides clean water to Bohol earthquake victims
October 16, 2013
West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) has dispatched around 400 pieces of five-gallon containers with potable water to Tagbilaran City, Bohol, a day after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the island-province. The emergency drinking water supply was coursed through the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the Philippine Coast Guard.
Water supply in some parts of Bohol and Cebu were disrupted after the earthquake caused landslides and widespread infrastructure damage in the said areas. Maynilad is preparing additional water donations for mobilisation in the coming days.
Maynilad is the largest private water concessionaire in the Philippines in terms of customer base. It is the concessionaire of the MWSS for the West Zone of the Greater Manila Area, which is composed of the cities of Manila (all but portions of San Andres & Sta. Ana), Quezon City (west of San Juan River, West Avenue, EDSA, Congressional, Mindanao Avenue, the northern part starting from the Districts of the Holy Spirit & Batasan Hills), Makati (west of South Super Highway), Caloocan, Pasay, Parañaque, Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, Valenzuela, Navotas and Malabon all in Metro Manila; the cities of Cavite, Bacoor and Imus, and the towns of Kawit, Noveleta and Rosario, all in Cavite Province.