NWRB joins the Philippine Environment Month Exhibit

June 6-8, 2016

The National Water Resources Board joins the nationwide celebration of the Philippine Environment Month this June as the agency participates in the three-day exhibit in Robinsons Galleria Mall, Quezon City.

New Water Champions Proclaimed. Partnerships Forged in World Water Day 2016 CelebrationPRE-PRESS FILE WWD 2016

Source: Philippine Star dated May 2, 2016

 KOICA presents final output of Water Philippines GIS Project to NWRB

KOICA presents final output of Water Philippines GIS Project to NWRBDecember 2, 2015
Microtel, UP Techno Hub, Q.C.

The members of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) presented the final output of their project entitled “Establishment of an Integrated 3D GIS-Based Water Resources Management Information System in the Provinces of Pampanga and Bulacan” to the National Water Resources Board and various stakeholders.

Drought to linger even after El Niño, water expert warns

Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer,  Estrella Torres
@inquirerdotnet, 03:56 AM April 15th, 2016

An Australian expert on water management has warned that the the Philippines is at risk of massive water shortage even after the El Niño phenomenon passes because of inadequate policies to govern water use in the face of expanding roads, housing projects, malls and other infrastructure.
Prof. Stuart White, director of Institute for Sustainable Futures of the University of Technology Sydney said the Philippines needs to step up policy measures to mitigate the impact of drought as well as balance water supply and demand to meet infrastructure development.

NWRB: Angat water elevation rises but situation still not normal

Press Conference

October 22, 2015
Quezon City

Super typhoon Lando is a devastation to the northern part of the country but it also brought beneficial effects in the water recharge of the country’s major dams in Luzon particularly the Angat dam which caters to the supply for Metro Manila water users. In a span of 28 hours, the water level in Angat dam rapidly rose almost seven meters reaching 200.85 meters in October 18 from 194.23 meters in October 17. As of 6:00 a.m. today, the reservoir elevated to 203.72 meters, a 6.28-meter behind its normal high water level (NHWL) of 210 m.

Partnership on Climate-Resilient Infrastructure Initiative inked by NWRB and PCIEERD

Partnership on Climate-ResilientApril 8, 2016

Lead officials of the National Water Resources Board (NWRB) and Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technologies Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD) signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) of the Climate-Resilient Infrastructure Initiative (CRII) at the NWRB Office in Quezon City.

NWRB joins first National El Niño Forum

El Nini ForumSeptember 30, 2015

Top officials of the National Water Resources Board Dr. Sevillo D. David Jr. (Executive Director) and Engr. Jorge M. Estioko (Deputy Executive Director), attended the first ever National El Niño Forum organized by the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) in Sequioa Hotel, Quezon City.

 NWRB leads World Water Day 2016 kick-off ceremony

World Water Day 2016March 15, 2016

The National Water Resources Board, together with Manila Water, led the kick-off event for this year’s World Water Day and Philippine Water Week Celebration through an exhibit showcasing different government and private water agencies in the Philippines. The display, held in TriNoma mall in Quezon City, is in line with the 2016 theme, Water and Jobs.