Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) recently inaugurated the P249-million Talayan Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) located in Barangay Sto. Domingo, Quezon City. Present during the ribbon-cutting were Maynilad Chief Operating Officer Herbert Consunji (2nd from left). With him are (from left) World Bank Task Team Leader Sudipto Sarkar, Land Bank of the Philippines Head of Project Management Division II Generoso David, Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System Deputy Administrator for Technical Regulation Engr. Gerardo Sullano, and JFE Engineering Corporation General Manager Hideaki Noma.
The new facility is designed to handle up to 15,500 cubic meters of wastewater per day and can serve up to 27,000 households in the area. It is one of six wastewater facilities funded by Maynilad’s $137.5-million loan from the World Bank for the development and improvement of wastewater services in the West Zone. It is also one of 15 wastewater facilities Maynilad is constructing in the San Juan River Basin—a major tributary that leads to Pasig River.