Free desludging service to Metro Manila, Rizal barangays in June

By Perfecto Raymundo, Jr.

May 31, 2023, 7:34 pm

MANILA – Manila Water Company (Manila Water) is offering free desludging service to 46 barangays in Metro Manila and Rizal province in June.

Residents in Barangays 764, 765, 767, 769, 775, 776, 778, 790, 791, 796, 798, 877 to 880 in Manila; Barangka Drive, Harapin ang Bukas, Barangka Itaas, Barangka Ibaba, Barangka Ilaya, Malamig, Pleasant Hills and San Jose in Mandaluyong City; E. Rodriguez, Tandang Sora, West Triangle, UP Campus and Roxas in Quezon City; Pembo, Cembo, Guadalupe Viejo and Kasilawan in Makati City; Salapan, Batis and Kabayanan in San Juan City; and Bagong Ilog and Sta. Lucia in Pasig City will have the opportunity to have their septic tanks siphoned for free come June.

In Rizal, Manila Water’s desludging caravan will go around Barangays San Isidro, San Juan and Sto. Domingo in Cainta; Burgos, San Isidro and San Jose in Rodriguez; Mambugan and Beverly Hills in Antipolo City; and Barangay Calumpang in Binangonan.

The water firm guarantees that the septage collected undergo rigorous and careful process before releasing back to bodies of water.

It currently has two septage treatment plants (SpTP) -- the North Septage Treatment Plant located in San Mateo, Rizal serves the northern section of eastern Metro Manila; and the South Septage Treatment Plant in FTI Taguig City which serves the southern portion of the East Zone.

The two SpTPs can treat up to 83 million liters per day of wastewater. (PNA)