300K MM residents go waterless today


    Manila Water Co. Inc. announced a water supply interruption that will affect 79,076 households and commercial and business establishments in the cities of Manila, Makati, Mandaluyong and San Juan today, September 3.

    This is due to pipe relocation and retrofitting activities at the Lambingan Bridge in Sta. Ana, Manila, Manila Water said.

    The supply interruption will start tonight at 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. the next day and is expected to be felt by around 300,000 people in 123 barangays.

    In Manila, those who will be affected are barangays number 763 to 905, while in Makati are barangays Poblacion, Valenzuela, Olympia, Carmona, Kasilawan, Tejeros and Singkamas.

    In Mandaluyong, affected areas are Bagong Silang, Burol, Daang Bakal, Hagdang Bato Itaas, Hagdang Bato Libis, Harapin Ang Bukas, Hulo, Mabini-J. Rizal, Namayan, New Zaniga, Old Zaniga, Pag-asa, Plainview, Poblacion, San Jose and Vergara.

    Those in San Juan are Addition Hills, Batis, Kabayanan, Maytunas, Santa Lucia and Tibagan.

    The water concessionaire advises affected residents to store enough water to supply their needs during the interruption period and reminds them that after service is restored, a few minutes should be allotted for flushing before using the water from their taps.

    Manila Water serves customers in Makati, Pasig, Pateros, Marikina, Mandaluyong, San Juan, Taguig, some parts of Quezon City and Manila; and several towns in Rizal province including Taytay, Teresa, Angono, Antipolo, Baras, Binangonan, Cainta, San Mateo and Rodriguez.