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Pursuant to Administrative Order No. 31 series of 2012 and per NWRB Resolution No. 03-0715 dated 22 July 2015, the National Water Resources Board on its 144th Meeting of the Reconstituted Board approved the following fees and charges: (download)

The same was already published in The Manila Times newspaper dated September 02, 2015 and in the Official Gazette Vol. III No. 43 (October 26, 2015).  It took effect on November 11, 2015.

NATURE OF SERVICE
APPROVED RATES
(In Pesos)
A. Application/Filing Fee
 

1.   Water Permit

(a)   Municipal         (1)  Level I and II

   (2)  Level III

(b)   Irrigation         (1)  National/Corporation

          (2)  Communal/Individual                  

(c)   Power generation

(d)   Fisheries

(e)   Livestock Raising                            

(f)    Industrial

(g)   Recreational

(h)   Other Purposes

 

   550

7,200

7,200

   550

7,200

7,200

7,200

7,200

7,200

7,200

2. Transfer of Water Permit

(a)   Municipal

(b)   Irrigation          (1) National/Corporation 

   (2) Communal/Individual                

(c)   Power generation

(d)   Fisheries

(e)   Livestock Raising

(f)    Industrial

(g)   Recreational

       (h)   Other Purposes                      

 

7,200

7,200

5,000

7,200

5,000

5,000

7,200

7,200

7,200

3. Amendment on the Water Permit

*  Change in Name

*  Change in Purpose    

*  Change in Discharge Granted 

 

1,000

5,000

7,200

4. Registration for Domestic Use

  100

5. Registration as Well Driller & Renewal

(a)   Sole Proprietor

       (b)   Partnership or Corporation        

(annual)

2,500

5,000

6. Permit to Drill for Observation/Monitoring Deepwells

1,000

7. Certificate of Public Convenience (CPC)/Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) with Authority to Charge Water Rates

10,000

8. Provisional Authority

5,000

9. Extension of CPC/CPCN Validity (Renewal)

5,000

10. Authority to Increase Capital Stock

5,000

11. Protests/Water Use Conflicts/Verified Complaint

8,500

12. Appeal Fee

1,000

13. Rate Adjustment/Increase with Authority to Charge Water Rates

10,000

14. Sale/Transfer/Lease/Donation of Water System with CPC/CPCN

5,000

15. Extension of Service

5,000

16. Re-Appraisal/Re-Evaluation of Assets

10,000

 

B. Annual Water Charges
 CLASSIFICATION  
WITHDRAWAL COST/LPS (in Php)
Base Cost
Not more than 10 lps
More than 10 lps but not exceeding 50 lps
More than 50 lps but not exceeding 7,000 lps
More than 7,000 lps

a) Municipal

(1) Level I and II

(2) Level III

 

  500

5,000

 

6.60

6.60

 

10.20

10.20

 

13.20

13.20

 

16.80

16.80

b) Fisheries

 500

3.30

5.10

6.60

8.40

c) Livestock

500

3.30

5.10

6.60

8.40

d) Irrigation

(1)Communal/Individual      

(2) National/Corporation      

 

500

5,000

 

3.30

6.60

 

5.10

10.20

 

6.60

13.20

 

8.40

16.80

e) Power Generation

5,000

3.30

5.10

6.60

8.40

f) Industrial

5,000

12.30

18.95

24.55

30.55

g) Recreation

5,000

12.30

18.95

24.55

30.55

h) Others

5,000

12.30

18.95

24.55

30.55

NOTE: For declared critical areas in Metro Manila, the following rates shall apply:

a. In areas adequately serviced by MWSS concessionaires: 100% of water tariff of the concessionaires

b. In areas not adequately serviced by MWSS concessionaires: 35% of water tariff of the concessionaires

i) Charge for over extraction for non-critical areas 

P3,000 for every 1 lps or fraction thereof over extracted

j) Other Charges

(j-1) Use of Water at its Natural Location for Fish Culture

(j-1-a) For surface area < 15 has.

Base Cost of P500 + P110/ha.

(j-1-b) For surface area > 15 has.

Base Cost of P500 + P1,650 for 15 has. plus P0.65/ha. in excess of 15 has.

k) Waterworks Supervision

(k-1) Supervising/ Regulation Fee

P0.50 per P100 capital stock subscribed or paid or if no shares have been issued, of the capital invested, or of the property and equipment, whichever is higher.

 

C. Other Charges                                                           
Approved Rates(in Pesos)

1.  Certification Charge

a)      Certification for Memorial Parks

b)      Certificate of Water Availability

c)      Other Technical Certification

d)      Certified photo copy

 

5,000

2,500

1,000

50/page

2.  CPC/CPCN Diploma

500

3.  Certificate of  Compliance

3,500

4.  Testing and Scaling Free of Water Meters

100

5.  Request for Extension of Time to Submit Annual Report

1,500

D. Penalties

       1. Owner

 

(a)  Operation of a System without a CPC/CPCN      

P10,000 per year reckoned from date of operation or five years whichever comes first but not to exceed P50,000

(b)  Non-payment of Annual Water Charge

50% of due per year

(c)  Non-submission of Annual Report Form

P5,000 per year

(d)   Refusal to have meters tested and sealed

 

First Offense:

P100 per day of default or violation but not to exceed P5,000

Second Offense:

P200 per day of default or violation until payment shall be made as specified in the Order of the Board

Third Offense:

P200 per day of default and/or Suspension/Revocation of the CPC as deemed appropriate by the Board

(e)    Illegal extraction of groundwater

More than P800 but not exceeding P1,000 per day of violation

2. Well Drillers

 

(a) Drilling without Permit to Drill

 

 

20,000 (lst offense)

30,000 (2nd offense)

Revocation of Registration (3rd offense)

(b) Non-registered well drillers                    

50,000

E. Penalty for Delinquency (Sec. 84 of the Amended IRR)

Where the penalty imposed is a fine, additional penalty interest equivalent to 2% per month of delay or a fraction thereof until fully paid shall be charged.

 Posted : November 06, 2015