On 01 August 2023, MWSS Regulatory Office (RO) officials, led by Chief Regulator Patrick Lester N. Ty, paid a courtesy visit to Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer Monalisa C. Dimalanta.
Given the similarities in the operations and responsibilities of these two regulatory bodies, the MWSS RO and ERC officials met to discuss best practices concerning notice and hearing procedures, along with various administrative protocols.
Among the MWSS RO officials present at the meeting were Deputy Administrator for Administration and Legal Affairs Claudine B. Orocio-Isorena, Department Manager for Legal Affairs Crescenciano B. Minas Jr., and Chief Corporate Attorney Felix Francis B. Ople.
Meanwhile, ERC Chairperson Dimalanta was accompanied by Legal Service (LS) Director Maria Corazon C. Gines, Consumer Affairs Service Acting Director Gregorio L. Ofalsa, Regulatory Operations Service (ROS) Acting Director Legario L. Galang, Jr., ROS-Tariffs and Rates Division Chief Alvin Jones M. Ortega, LS-Legal Division for Compliance Cases Chief Leila Grace A. San Pedro, and lawyers Josine Alexandra S. Gamboa and Jonah Mae Sampang.
The MWSS RO looks forward to future collaborations with the ERC, in pursuit of invaluable strategies that seamlessly integrate into the overall administrative framework of the Office.