May tubig na! Relocation houses for Yolanda survivors in Negros get water supply
The first 600 houses in a relocation project of the National Housing Authority (NHA) for supertyphoon Yolanda survivors in Negros Occidental have been installed with water supply.
Tubig Pilipinas Group, Inc. (TPGI), the firm behind the water system installation, said that the construction for water system for at least 3,400 more houses is underway.
“We go to locations where water is needed the most. We prioritize projects that will serve those that are unserved or underserved. Cadiz was one of the locations severely affected by Yolanda which places the need for a supply of potable water a matter of utmost concern,” TPGI President and Chief Executive Officer Ryan T. Yapkianwee said in a statement.
The TGPI has also been servicing water supply in Tiglawigan, Sicaba, Villa Luisa and Cadiz Viejo, all in Negros Occidental, as well as in other parts of the country such as Pangasinan, Isabela, Cavite, among others.
The water rates were set at P140 for the first 10 cubic meters for level 3 system, and P1 per 20 liters for level 2.