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Mactan Rock Industries Pushes Desal for Cebu

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Antonio Tompar, chairman of water technology provider Mactan Rock Industries Inc. (MRU), is urging the use of desalination technology to mitigate water scarcity in Cebu.

"The Philippines has a lot of water sources aside from huge river banks," Tompar said. "Even stored rain water can be converted into purified fresh water safe for human consumption."