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.

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.

 Data Center for KOICA-assisted project is inaugurated

Data Bank InaugurationRepresentatives from the Korean Government and NWRB graced the blessing and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the data hub for the project Establishment of an Integrated 3D GIS-based Water Resources Management Information System in the Provinces of Bulacan and Pampanga at the NWRB Office on August 28, 2015.

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.


National Water Resources Board
September 1, 2015

Press Release

Quezon City – We must conserve water through wise and efficient use NOW. This is the unified message of the members of the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Angat Reservoir Operations and Management led by the National Water Resources Board with the  MWSS, NIA, PAGASA, NAPOCOR and the Metro Manila water concessionaires, Maynilad and Manila Water, in a Press Conference on El Niño and Metro’s Water Supply at the NWRB Office.

NWRB turns over groundwater monitoring wells to Pavia

Pavia, Iloilo

NWRB Deputy Executive Director Jorge M. Estioko graced the turn-over ceremony of groundwater monitoring wells to the municipality of Pavia, Iloilo held at the Pavia National High School on September 28, 2015.

NWRB participates in the metro-wide “shake” drill

NWRB employees and officials were among the thousands who took part in the simulated earthquake drill in Metro Manila on July 30, 2015.

Earthquake Drill
At exactly 10:30 a.m., fire alarms rung in the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) building where the NWRB office is located. All personnel followed the “dock, cover, hold” position before systematically going down from the 8th floor through the main staircase and different fire exits.

 NWRB inks MOU for PPP water projects with other agencies

NWRB inks MOU for PPP water projects with other agenciesThe National Water Resources Board, represented by Atty. Archie Edsel C. Asuncion, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on water projects with Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA), Philippine Association of Water Districts (PAWD), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center on September 22, 2015. Check this link for more information