Bulacan water project to be launched
Water Supply Project (BBWSP) for Bulacan will be formally launched by President Duterte on January 28 this year.
The BBWSP aims to provide ready access to fresh, potable
- calities in Bulacan and help them meet the current water demand. It will also reduce the usage of deep wells to mitigate the adverse environmental impact of excessive groundwater extraction.
Luzon Clean Water Development Corp. — a consortium of
and Korea Water Resources Corp. (20 percent) – sealed the 25-year concession agreement to provide water to consumers at the rate of P8.50 per cubic meter. The project’s construction started in 2012.
- istrator Reynaldo Velasco commended the companies for the “speedy completion” of the project completion. This development depicts the “good working relations
people of Bulacan,” he said. -
BBWSP is one of the many projects the listed conglomerate has in
and technical capabilities, Ang said
several projects that support our fast economic growth”, such as the new international airport to be developed in the province.
Stage 1 of the project covers San
Bocaue, Obando and Balagtas) while stage 2 has Guiguinto, Calumpit, - Baliuag, Plaridel, Pandi, Hagonoy,
Angat, Dona Remedios Trinidad, San Ildefonso, and Bustos.
Commercial operations among selected and ready water districts under Stage 1 started on January
on Dec. 17, 2018, to initially pro-
The BBWSP is the first major project under the Duterte administration’s public-private partnership (PPP) scheme. It is one of the agency’s two water projects under the program. The other projects is the P18.72-billion New Centennial Water Source-Kaliwa Dam Project which aimes to meet the increasing