MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 2021-02 (Download here)
Continuous and Enhanced Water Supply Services In All Areas of Operation Under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ)
With the announcement placing certain areas under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), all water utility operators/water service providers are enjoined to refrain from disconnecting water supply to individual households for the duration of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) until the same has been lifted in accordance with Memorandum Order No. 2021-02. However, this Memorandum is not meant to exempt the consumers from paying the appropriate amount corresponding to the volume consumed during this period.
MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 2020-01-A (Download here)
Clarification on Item 3 of Memorandum Order No. 2020-01
In the provision of water utilities (WUs)/water service providers (WSPs) of continuous and enhanced water supply services in all areas of operation under threat of Covid-19 as provided for in Memorandum Order No. 2020-01, NWRB issued Memorandum Order No. 2020-01-A to clarify that while WUs/WSPs are directed to refrain from disconnecting water supply to individual households for the duration of the State of Public Health Emergency, it is not intended to protect abusive water consumers, neither was it meant to exempt the latter from paying the appropriate amount corresponding the volume consumed.
Philippines and Korea work together on new water project
May 25, 2021
The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) forged another partnership to strengthen its bilateral ties through the establishment of the Integrated Water Resources Management Information System (IWRMIS) for the Pampanga River Basin. Its main objective is to improve water resources planning, management, and regulation in the river basin.
MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 2021-01 (Download here)
Implementation of Online Virtual Inspection in the Issuance of Certificate of Public Convenience (CPC) and Other Related Applications
In line with Board Resolution No. 07-0720 of July 23, 2020, regarding the conduct of online virtual inspection, the NWRB will be implementing Memorandum Order No. 2021-01 in all applications for Certificate of Public Convenience (CPC) and other CPC-related applications so that these may be processed despite travel restrictions.