As of 6 a.m. today, Sept. 18, turbidity (or concentration of sediments) in the raw water from Ipo Dam has decreased to manageable levels. This enabled us to increase the water production of our La Mesa Treatment Plants and store water in our reservoirs to supply the water requirement of our customers.
Given this development, Maynilad is lifting the implementation of the rotational water availability schedules today.
We will continue to monitor spikes in turbidity of the raw water from Ipo Dam. Given that erratic weather patterns can bring strong rainfall over the Ipo watershed and can cause the turbidity to increase again, we advise our customers to keep some stored water to ensure that they have stock for their daily needs should circumstances constrain us to again reduce production owing to increased turbidity.
We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience and understanding.