By Nel Andrade
RIZAL Province – Residents in at least six municipalities here, corresponding to more than 50 villages, will experience water interruption for an average of nine hours starting February 26 due to the service upgrade activities of Manila Water in its Cardona town’s treatment facility.
Manila Water and local government units announced in their respective social media pages that the water interruption will take place starting at 9 p.m. of February 26 until 6 a.m. of February 27 due to the maintenance upgrade at its Cardona Water Treatment Facility in Cardona, Rizal.
Affected villages in Binangonan are Barangays Pag-Asa, Tayuman, San Carlos, Tagpos, Bilibiran, Pantok, Palangoy, Darangan, Batingan, Calumpang, Libis, Layunan, Libid, Mahabang Parang, Lunsad, Pila-pila, Limbon-Limbon, Ithan, Tatala, Macamot, and Mambog.
In Angono, the vilages of San Isidro, San Roque, Sto. Nino, San Vicente, Kalayaan, San Pedro, Bagumbayan, Poblacion Ibaba, and Poblacion Itaas will also have no water.
Barangays Calahan, Dalig, Looc, San Roque, Del Remedio, and Iglesia in Cardona will also experience water supply interruption in the same period.
In Baras, the Barangays Evangelista, Mabini, Concepcion, San Miguel, San Juan, San Jose, Rizal, San Salvador, and Santiago, along with the villages Barangay Lubo, Pagkalinawan, Palaypalay, Bayugo, Bayumbong, 1st District, 3rd District, and Punta in the municipality of Jalajala will also have no water.
In Taytay, households in Barangay Muzon and San Juan will also experience the water interruption.
The Cardona facility of Manila Water has been supplying more than 50 million liters of water per day to some municipalities in the province since its full operation started in May last year.