GWD, Primewater launch battle against NRW
GUAGUA— In line with the goal of providing quality water supply and services to the most number of people, the dedicated partnership of the Guagua Water District (GWD) and PrimeWater Infrastructure Corp. (PrimeWater) launched its first ever Grand Walk the Line Activity ( GWTL) .
It is an intensified battle against Non-Revenue Water (NRW) through the conduct of a street-by-street leak detection to detect leakages and other forms of water services related irregularities in the served areas of the partnership.
NRW is the loss of water primarily due to leakages. Instead of being consumed by the concessionaires, water loss becomes a waste. The GWTL conducted by the GWD-PrimeWater partnership last January 19, 2018, from 10:00 PM to 3:00 AM of the next day, and was participated by 30 employees from both partners, assessed a total of 126 leaks and 33 other irregularities (i.e. broken meters, illegal connections). Those numbers amount to a huge volume of water which were supposed to be utilized by the concessionaires of the partnership.
The GWTL became a great tool for the partnership to identify areas with leakages and irregularities, which were immediately subjected to appropriate action. This, in turn, will aid in the recovery of loss water and will result in an increased supply of water and higher pressure to the partnership’s service areas.
The GWD commenced partnership with PrimeWater last November 2017. As keen proponents of robust economic development and growth, the partnership envisioned to provide quality and sustainable water supply and services to the people of Guagua, thereby contributing to the betterment of their quality of life. (Press Release)