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Jan 17, 2020 @ 13:25

Manila Water supplies drinking water in eruption affected area

Manila Water Foundation distributed around 10,100 gallons of drinking water this week, to answer demand for clean drinking water for the eruption evacuees.

Yesterday, 6,305 more 5-gallon bottles of drinking water to evacuation centers in Bauan, Batangas as part of its continuous relief efforts.

Water delivery operations are still ongoing, even to towns and communities affected by heavy ashfall in these provinces, such as Silang, Amadeo, and Indang in Cavite. As of end of day Wednesday, there have been a total of more than 130 tanker trips completed, delivering over 1,200 cubic meters of water.

This is after their initial deployment last January 13, water tankers from Manila Water and its operating unit, Laguna Water, continue to provide much-needed water to those affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano, also with help from its other operating unit, South Luzon Water.

The tankers have visited evacuation areas in Tanauan City, Batangas City, Sto. Tomas, San Luis, and Taal in Batangas Province as well as in Alfonso, Cavite. They were also able to deliver water to evacuation centers in Lipa, Calaca, Bauan, Alitagtag, and Nasugbu in Batangas; Cabuyao, Sta. Rosa, and Binan in Laguna, as well as Tagaytay City.


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