Manila Water secures raw water supply agreement for Wawa Dam
The Ayala-led Manila Water Company, Inc. has finally signed a deal with the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) and WawaJVCo, Inc. (WawaJVCo) to become the sole offtaker of the water supply from Wawa Dam.
WawaJVCo is a joint venture company formed by Prime Metroline Infrastructure Holdings Corporation and San Lorenzo Ruiz Builders and Developers Corporation.
The raw water supply offtake agreement will be for a term of 30 years and will involve the supply of raw water from the Wawa and Tayabasan rivers.
The first phase will involve the supply of 80 million liters per day (MLD) of raw water by December 31, 2021, while the second phase will involve the supply of an additional 438 MLD of raw water by December 31, 2025.
This is among the medium-term water supply augmentation measures identified to provide water security and sustainability to the consumers of Manila Water in the East Service Area.
The effectivity of the Offtake Agreement is subject to the fulfillment of conditions precedent, Manila Water said.