Action Plans on Water Supply for Metro Manila from Angat Dam During El Nino 2015-2016

Creation of El Nino Domestic Supply Management Task Force – NWRB, MWSS, NIA, Maynilad, Manila Water

Reduced allocation for Metro Manila Water Supply from 41 to 38 cms and allocation of 10 cms for Irrigation (as of November 2, 2015)

Consider granting temporary permits for the re-opening of closed and sealed deepwells in coordination with MWSS and DOH

Draft Administrative Order for all Government Institutions to implement water conservation measures

Conduct aggressive campaign on water conservation and coordination with Metro Manila LGUs to mitigate the impacts (conducted meeting with LGUs last September 10, 2015)


Action Plans on Water Resources in Provinces to be Affected by El Nino

For Irrigation, grant temporary permits for the operation of shallow tube wells and small water impounding facilities

For Water Utilities/Service Providers (CPC Grantees), prepare water conservation measures and submit the program to NWRB

  • Conduct advocacy campaign on water conservation
  • Repair of leaks in the system and reduce non-revenue water
  • Moratorium on increase in tariffs/water fees