Maynilad replaces 143 km of old pipes in 2023

The Philippine Star
Maynilad replaces 143 km of old pipes in 2023
Since its re-privatization in 2007, Maynilad has already replaced around 69%—or around 3,200 km.

MANILA, Philippines — West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. (Maynilad) completed in 2023 the replacement of 143 kilometers of old, leaky pipes, thus improving water pressure and service reliability for its customers.

The water company spent around P3 billion in 2023 to replace these 143 kilometers of old pipelines that are mostly located in Caloocan, Valenzuela, Pasay and Bacoor City in Cavite. These pipes varied in diameter size from 50 mm to 300 mm, and were older than 15 years.

With the replacement of these old pipelines last year, Maynilad was able to recover around 33 MLD (million liters per day) of potable water supply. This helped to boost pressure in the network, translating to improved service levels for some 200,000 customers.

“Through sustained investments in the rehabilitation of our pipe network, we are able to enhance the overall efficiency of water distribution. This is particularly crucial, as we aim to generate more supply through water loss recovery so that our service will not be unduly affected despite El Niño,” said Maynilad CEO Randolph Estrellado.

Since its re-privatization in 2007, Maynilad has already replaced around 69%—or around 3,200 kilometers—of the old pipelines that it inherited from the government upon re-privatization in 2007.

This pipe length is roughly as long as the distance between Manila, Philippines and Tokyo, Japan. Maynilad aims to replace 78% of these old, inherited pipes by 2027.

Maynilad is the largest private water concessionaire in the Philippines in terms of customer base. It is the concessionaire of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) for the West Zone of the Greater Manila Area, which is composed of the cities of Manila (certain portions), Quezon City (certain portions), Makati (west of South Super Highway), Caloocan, Pasay, Parañaque, Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, Valenzuela, Navotas and Malabon all in Metro Manila; the cities of Cavite, Bacoor and Imus, and the towns of Kawit, Noveleta and Rosario, all in Cavite.


Editor's Note: This press release is paid for by Maynilad. 


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