Manila Water Company

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Manila Water
Manila Water Company
Type Public (PSE: MWC)
Founded Quezon City, Philippines
Headquarters Quezon City, Philippines
Key people
Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala II, Chairman
Antonino T. Aquino, President and COO
Water Delivery
Sewerage and Sanitation
PHP2.0 billion (Green Arrow Up Darker.png51%) (2005) [1]
Manila Water Company is a public utility company in the Philippines It is a subsidiary of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage Systems. It provides water and wastewater services to cities and municipalities of eastern Metro Manila and Rizal Province.

The network of water distribution in Manila was in bad shape before 1997 and the situation prompted the Philippine government to address the population's need for good water services through turning over the operation of water systems to the private sector.


Core Values

The Manila Water Company is a staunch advocate of providing a better quality of life for the community and with that, it works with the guidance of core values such as:

  • Integrity and Primacy of the Person
  • Dignity of Work
  • Pride in Excellence
  • Concern for Others
  • Commitment to National Development

The company is also guided by the principle of caring for others in their daily activities; to provide the best quality of service at an affordable cost.

Its People

Manila Water is an Ayala-led corporation. Every individual who works for the company makes a contribution towards its success. The company makes sure that its employees adheres to the company's standards in service through granting recognitions to outstanding employees. Some of the employees recognized by the company also have gone on to win the prestigous The Outsanding Workers of the Republic (TOWER) Award. The company also ensures that its people are guided and led by responsible people managers.


To deliver efficient services to its clients, the Manila Water Company works hand-in-hand with its partners: Ayala Corporation, United Utilities Pacific Holdings B.V., Mitsubishi Corporation, International Finance Corporation, and Philwater Holdings Company, Inc.

Facilities and Processes

Through its treatment plants, the Manila Water makes raw water potable. The potable water is then deliveered through a distribution system. The water used by customers is treated in the company's wastewater treatment plants before being discharged to different bodies of water.

Raw Water Sources

The Manila Water gets water from raw sources and treats it to become potable. These sources are:

Corporate Social Responsibility


Water for the Poor

It is the flagship program of the Manila Water Company. This aims to improve the health and well-being of its customers through providing potable water. Since 2007, they were able to serve nearly 1.3 million residents in 644 poor communities in the East of Metro Manila.


Manila Water is also an advocate of preserving the environment. It has intensified its efforts in participating in the fight for conserving the environment through the construction of wastewater treatment plants. It is also involved in watershed management through reforestation and campaign.

Capital Investment

The company's program aims to generate jobs through accredited contractors and service providers who carry out their projects.

External link


  • About Us Manila Water Company Official Website (Accessed on 23 July 2009)
  • Manila Water Company. Profiles. League of Corporate Foundations



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