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LATEST APPROVED POLICIES
Policy on Streamlining and Process Improvement of NWRB's Frontline Services in Compliance with R.A. 11032, as Revised 2022
NWRB Res. No. 21-0322 was approved by the Board on its meeting held on March 30, 2022 which provides the amendment to Res. No. 15-0719 on streamlining and process improvements of NWRB's frontline services to be harmonized with existing special laws and/or IRRs and to be consistent with the Agency's updated Citizen's Charter.
Extension of Time on the Submission of Annual Report and Payment of Supervision and Regulation Fees During the State of Public Health Emergency
NWRB Res. No. 26-0222 was approved by the Board on its meeting held on February 16, 2022 which provides CPC grantees a two (2) months extension period on the submission of Annual Reports and payment of Supervision and Regulation Fees, which fall due on May 30, 2022 and September 30, 2022, respectively during the State of Public Health Emergency.
Amendment on the Extension of Validity of Conditional Water Permit During the State of Public Health Emergency
NWRB Res. No. 05-0320-B was approved by the Board on its meeting held on 27 October 2021 which provides that all CWPs  that have expired after 30 September 2021 including those with granted extensions shall be valid until Sept. 30, 2022, unless Proclamation No. 1218 S 2021 is earlier lifted or extended as the circumstances may warrant. In the case where the said proclamation is earlier lifted, a 30-day grace period shall render the above-mentioned CWPs to still be valid from the date of lifting.
Further Amending the Policy Guidelines on the Processing and Issuance of WPs and CWPs
NWRB Res. No. 15-0921 was approved by the Board on its meeting held on September 22, 2021 which provides that all holders of CWP for municipal use shall secure a CPC and maintain the same in good standing until the WP has been issued, otherwise, the CWP will be cancelled or revoked. On the other hand, all holders of a WP for municipal use shall maintain the legality and good standing of a CPC, otherwise the same can be a ground for the cancellation of the WP. Likewise, water permittees for municipal use not required by law to secure a CPC shall also maintain their WPs in good standing, otherwise the same may be cancelled or revoked.

EFFICIENT WATER SUPPLY SERVICES TO HOSPITALS OR INSTITUTIONS (GOVERNMENT OR PRIVATE) PERFORMING FUNCTIONS RELATED TO THE MANAGEMENT/CONTROL OF COVID-19 DISEASE

In order to actively support the efforts of the government to effectively manage/control the spread of the COVID-19 disease, a sustained and efficient supply of safe water to hospitals or institutions (government or private) must be a primary concern of all water utilities/service providers. And, in consonance with Memorandum Order No. 1, series of 2020, dated 20 March 2020, issued by the undersigned Executive Director, all water utility operators/water service providers are, further hereby, enjoined to:

1. Maintain and ensure sustained and efficient supply of safe water to all hospitals, or institutions, whether government-run or privately owned or managed, including makeshift structures/tents, especially those that are used for the treatment, or as quarantine/ holding area, for COVID-19 patients and/or health personnel, or workers.

2. Facilitate and immediately act on request for connection of water supply to all structures or facilities, whether permanent or otherwise, used in the fight against the COVID-19, giving due consideration to the essential need of safe water in the operation of such facilities.

3. Extend all available means possible to provide water, in support of the operation of hospitals and similar medical or quarantine facilities.

For strict compliance.

 

DR. SEVILLO D. DAVID, JR., CESO III
  Executive Director