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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.

Press Statement
Increase in water allocation to MWSS from 46 CMS to 48 CMS

The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) increased the allocation of MWSS from 46 cubic meters per second (CMS) to 48 CMS starting today May 14 until the end of May 2020.

The additional 2 CMS raw water allocation from Angat Dam is considered as a special requirement due to the relatively high heat index in the month of May which results in higher water demand of consumers in Metro Manila and adjacent provinces of Bulacan, Rizal and Cavite.

The increased allocation is also to sustain the steady supply of water in performing preventive measures against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) such as frequent handwashing and other hygiene, cleaning and disinfection activities.

NWRB reiterates its call to the Filipino people to continue the responsible use and conservation of water. With the entry of typhoon “Ambo” and frequent thunderstorms being experienced in some parts of the country, it is encouraged to the public to practice rainwater harvesting and recycle or reuse this water for more beneficial use.

Conserving water will help secure our water requirements in the succeeding months and for the Angat Dam to recover to a more comfortable level by the end of the year.

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