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Officials from the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System Corporate Office (CO) and Regulatory Office (RO) as well as Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) visited and inspected the meter banking projects in Parola, Tondo and Smokey Mountain on 28 March 2016. The meter banking project enables MWSS and Maynilad to provide urban poor communities with access to potable water. It also aimed at rehabilitating and standardizing pipe laying in the areas. From left to right: MWSS RO Deputy Administrator Gerardo Sullano, MWSS CO Deputy Administrator Leonor Cleofas, Maynilad BA Head Christopher Lichauco, Maynilad President Ramoncito Fernandez, MWSS CO Administrator Gerardo Esquivel, MWSS RO Deputy Administrator Genaline Valera, Maynilad Chief Operating Officer Randolf Estrellado, Maynilad BA Head  Rolixto Jodieres, Jr., and Maynilad BA Head Corazon Manalang.

Maynilad provides water and wastewater services to residents in most of Manila, parts of Quezon and Makati cities, as well as the cities of Caloocan, Pasay, Parañaque, Las Piñas, Valenzuela, Muntinlupa, Navotas, and Malabon in Metro Manila. It also serves the cities of Cavite, Bacoor, and Imus and the municipalities of Kawit, Noveleta, and Rosario in Cavite province, and Meycauan and Obando in Bulacan province.

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MWSS and Maynilad officials in one of the housing units at Smokey Mountain.