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ENSURE UNINTERRUPTED WATER SUPPLY DURING COVID-19 QUARANTINE – GATCHALIAN

As Metro Manila braces for possible water interruption during the summer season, Senator Win Gatchalian has warned that insufficient water supply could threaten efforts to contain or curb the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Gatchalian urged water concessionaires to ensure uninterrupted water supply in households, hospitals, and medical facilities where confirmed COVID-19 patients […]

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SENATE TO PROBE LOOMING WATER CRISIS – VILLANUEVA

Is the government better prepared to address the looming water crisis this year? Senator Joel Villanueva has sought an inquiry into the preparation of different government agencies and stakeholders to avert the negative effects of an anticipated water shortage in the summer months. “The water shortage in 2019 caught most of our people by surprise. […]

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USE ENERGY LAWS TO ENSURE POWER SUPPLY IN SUMMER – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Energy (DOE) to make full use of the Energy Virtual One Stop Shop (EVOSS) Law and the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Law to ensure that there will be adequate power supply in anticipation of high demand during the summer season. Gatchalian, chair of the committee on energy […]

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NEA TO FICELCO: ADOPT MEASURES TO AVERT SUMMER POWER INTERRUPTIONS

In anticipation of higher electricity demand during the summer season, the National Electrification Administration (NEA) has advised the First Catanduanes Electric Cooperative, Inc. (FICELCO) to take necessary measures to reduce the possibility of power interruptions. This after the National Power Corporation (NPC) has decided to defer the deployment of Power Barge (PB) 106 to Catanduanes, […]