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MNWD Sweeps Awards at the 39th PAWD National Convention 2018

The Metropolitan Naga Water District (MNWD) received awards at the recently concluded 39th PAWD National Convention last February 7 to 9, 2018 at Iloilo Convention Center, Iloilo City. Director Adolfo L. Olivan, member of MNWD Board of Director representing the Business Sector was duly recognized for his 10-Year Service to the water district. He joined MNWD back in 2007 with exemplary performance both in public service and civic organizations. He is the President of Bicol Business for Development Foundation Inc., Honorary President of Naga Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce, and Chairman of the People’s Economic Council for Region V. On the other hand, MNWD’s official newsletter BULOS emerged 2nd Place and bested other contenders in the Best Publication category with its two entries released for the quarter of April-June and July-September 2017, respectively. Carrying the theme, “Water District Options and Solutions for Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation” the convention gathered about 500 water districts in the country which aims to deliver comprehensive approaches to the challenges encountered by the districts. The Philippine Association of Water Districts (PAWD) is the umbrella organization of all water districts in the country established on August 31, 1974. The association strongly advocates pertinent policies, standards, and programs to ensure effective and sustainable operations and collaboration of water districts in the Philippines. The MNWD’s active involvement in the convention clearly exhibits the commitment of the District to secure better options and give solutions to the challenges relative to water sustainability in the region. It has become more profound and meaningful through its corroborative efforts which includes participation in national events and assemblies of all water districts across the Philippines; giving us the assurance and confidence that all member-consumers have a safe and affordable drinking water, adequate supply, and conserved watersheds. (Auria Gonzales)

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