World Water Day Awards 2022
To cap the weeklong celebration of the Philippine Water Week and World Water Day 2022, fourteen (14) water and environment champions were honored at the annual World Water Day Awards.
In its 7th year, the World Water Day Awards seeks to recognize individuals, institutions and organizations that have significantly contributed in the protection, conservation and sustainability of the country’s water resources.
Among the roster of awardees are the Coca-Cola Beverage Philippines for its Reduce, Reuse, Replenish program and the Local Government of Pavia, Iloilo and Pavia National School, which served as the pilot location for the NWRB’s Groundwater Management Plan (NWRB Water Wise awardees); Parañaque City Environment and Natural Resource Office for actively promoting proper wastewater management through an ordinance establishing a septage management system in the City of Parañaque (Maynilad Water Warrior awardee); Puerto Princesa City Water District in Palawan, Bayawan Water District in Negros Oriental, and San Francisco Water District in Agusan del Sur (Local Water Utilities Administration’s Huwarang Lingkod Tubig awardees); the Damayan Irrigators Association, Inc., PPATTABA Irrigators Association, Inc., and Silway 7 - Klinan 6 Communal Irrigators Association, Inc., (NIA Most Outstanding Irrigator’s Associations awardees); the local government of Morong, Rizal, the Muntinlupa City Lake Management Office’s paddle wheel project, and Rev. Msgr. Jerry Veluz Bitoon, Rector of San Pablo Cathedral, in San Pablo City (LLDA Kampeon ng Lawa awardees); Metro Iloilo Water District (Metro Pacific Water Kampeon ng Kalikasan awardee); and Metro Lipa Water District (Aboitiz Infra Capital’s Agos ng Kinabukasan awardee).
The NWRB, together with Maynilad Water Services, annually organizes the World Water Day Awards as part of the Philippine Water Week and World Water Day celebrations in March.