West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Companies Inc. mentioned Tuesday that it’ll produce a further 50 million liters per day (MLD) of water by December 2023 with the operation of its new therapy plant at the moment below building in Poblacion, Muntinlupa.
Building of the brand new Poblacion Water Therapy Plant (WTP), which will probably be Maynilad’s third plant that may faucet Laguna Lake as a substitute supply of uncooked water to the Angat Dam, is now 53 p.c full, the corporate mentioned.
As soon as absolutely operational within the first half of 2024, this facility could have the capability to provide 150 MLD of consuming water for the southern portion of the Maynilad concession, particularly Parañaque, Las Piñas, Muntinlupa and Cavite.
For the time being, Maynilad has two therapy vegetation in Putatan, Muntinlupa, which provide 300 MLD of water to round 1.7 million prospects within the South.
“Our manufacturing of 300 MLD is stretched to fulfill the present wants of our prospects within the south. Subsequently, every time excessive circumstances require decreased manufacturing, there isn’t a extra provide, inflicting a few of our prospects to expertise service disruptions. The extra efficiency we are going to obtain from Poblacion’s WTP will assist deal with this,” mentioned Randolph T. Estrellado, COO of Maynilad.
The water therapy plant at Poblacion is a part of Maynilad’s 220 billion pence service enchancment program from 2023 to 2027, which focuses on selling improved water sustainability and local weather resilience.
Maynilad can also be spending about 19 billion pesetas to put in 121 kilometers of recent sewers over the following 5 years to broaden sewage providers for its prospects.
The brand new sewer strains, to be laid in elements of Manila, Muntinlupa, Valenzuela, Bacoor, Las Piñas, Caloocan and Quezon Metropolis, will accumulate wastewater from round 2.1 million prospects and ship it for correct therapy earlier than discharge to town’s wastewater therapy vegetation Maynilad result in the ecosystem.
“The set up of recent sewer strains is a part of our efforts to guard neighborhood well being and the surroundings by correct wastewater assortment and therapy. We hope for the continued assist of the native authorities models in order that we are able to speed up the implementation of those pipe-laying tasks of their space,” Estrellado mentioned.
To reduce the inconvenience to the general public ensuing from these pipe laying actions, Maynilad works intently with the barangays and communities. Affected roads will even be instantly restored with momentary asphalt pavement to make the roads satisfactory for motorists. As well as, Maynilad mentioned it recurrently screens its contractors to make sure their work websites are absolutely enclosed by boarded barricades and have sufficient lighting and visitors/warning indicators.
Maynilad at the moment operates and maintains 625 kilometers of sewers and 22 sewage therapy vegetation with a complete capability of roughly 664 million liters of wastewater per day.