The “LISTAHANG TUBIG PROJECT” was launched at the DILG office, Quezon City on October 29, 2014. The Listahang Tubig or Water Register a project of the National Water Resources Board is a web-based nationwide survey of water utilities covering all service levels- Level I or point source, Level II or communal faucets and Level III systems or piped connections supported by the World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WB-WSP) and the U. S. Agency International Development (USAID)’s Water for Resilient Economic Growth and Stability (Be Secure) Project to be able to expedite the delivery of basic services and the achievement of sustainable access to safe drinking water and expected to be completed by May 2015.
Dr. Sevillo D. David, Jr, Executive Director of the National Water Resources Board is one of the speakers during the “Integrated Water Resources Management Forum for Peace and Development” held on October 22, 2014 at the Grand Regal Hotel, Davao City. It was organized by the Hydrology for Environment, Life and Policy (Help Davao Network), the Department of Science and Technology Region XI, Davao City Council and Mindanao Development Authority with support from UNESCO was aimed to expound the importance of WATER in the economy, society and the environment and how resolution of associated conflicts of water use and management lead towards building peace and sustainable development.
NWRB participates in the 1st National-Local Dialogue on the Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities: The Urban Nexus Project
The Urban Nexus Project, commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by the GIZ is aimed to promote nexus- oriented changes in urban management. The Philippines is one of the countries supported under the project with a view to “nexus-compliant’ integrated resource management fully utilizing the interaction and synergies specifically for water, energy and food security.
The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) recently conducted a two-day “Seminar on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA)” which was held at the Hotel La Corona de Lipa in Batangas last September 10-11, 2014.
The said seminar aimed to promote better understanding of our water resources with climate change impacts and IWRM; increase public awareness of the important functions of NWRB; share IWRM practices and experiences; and familiarize stakeholders on the Water Code of the Philippines and its amended Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR).