CWD Completes Pipeline Repair
MAY 10, 2023
Engr. Jose Aris Yap, OIC of the City Waterworks Department (CWD) of San Carlos City, said the Medina Water Treatment Plant commenced operation after the damaged pipeline in So. Medina, Brgy. Rizal got fixed last May 5, 2023.
The 250 mm diameter transmission line of Medina Water Treatment Plant across the Andoon River got damaged due to the heavy rains and flooding on Wednesday morning, May 3; San Carlos City Mayor Renato Y. Gustilo checked the progress of the repair, and met with the engineers of the CWD for updates.
Yap said more than 2,100 service connections in So. Medina, So. Cotcot, Sto. Rosario, SanCaVille, Alger, Phases 1 to 8 of the on-site relocation area in Brgy. Rizal, Rita Homes, Rovirih Heights, Greenville (Bato, Balas), Margarita Village, San Julio Subdivision, Teacher’s Village, Don Juan, Mansfield, and portions of Brgy. 5 were affected.
He cited that they have already studied a long-term solution to address the problem of water disturbance from the Medina water source.
Meanwhile, Engr. Yap said upgrades for the Medina Water Treatment Plant are underway with a P32 Million budget that will improve physical and chemical aspects of drinking water based on the Philippine National Standards for Drinking Water 2017.
“The Medina Water Treatment Plant will be replicated in Brgy. Punao once it is proven efficient,” he added. He also urged residents to conserve water, immediately report any waterline leakage to CWD, and be vigilant to recurring problems as the CWD works out solutions.
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Photo credits: Engr. Jose Aries Yap and Mayor Rene Gustilo