Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) Senior Deputy Administrator Atty. Nathaniel Santos (standing, 4th from left) and other high-ranking officials of MWSS Corporate and Regulatory Office witness the contract signing of Sumag River Diversion Project held at MWSS Bldg. Creativity Centers, Balara, Quezon City. Also in the ceremony are (seated, L-R) President and CEO Gerardo Ablaza, Jr. of Manila Water Company Inc. (MWCI); Lamberto Lee, Jr., CEO, Cavite Ideal International Construction; President and CEO Victorico Vargas of Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad); (Standing, L-R) Engineers Jose Doredo and Dino Capistrano, Engineering Department; MWSS Deputy Administrator for Operations Leonor Cleofas; MWSS Regulatory Office Deputy Administrator for Technical Regulation Area Gerardo Sullano; Deputy Administrator for Customer Service Regulation Atty. Vincent Pepito Yambao, Jr.; Joel Dominguez, Acting Department Manager, Operations Monitoring; and Darren Fernandez, Technical Assistant.
The Sumag Project, funded by Manila Water and Maynilad, involves the construction of a 600 meter by 2.5 diameter tunnel from the Sumag River in General Nakar, Quezon to Umiray-Angat Transbasin Tunnel to augment the water supply in Angat Dam.