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Coronavirus Expected To Drive Up Manila Water Usage


The water consumption of Metro Manila and its nearby provinces is expected to spike during the community quarantine ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). But Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System’s (MWSS) top official assured that although there will still be frequent water service interruptions due to depleting supply at the capital’s reservoirs, there will be no repeat of last year’s water woes.