Category Archives: Environment

Destroying mosquito breeding sites infographic

Check out about Zika virus here and read additional information about destroying mosquito breeding sites here to prevent the further spread of dengue, chikungunya and Zika virus.

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Water Service Advisory

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We received an advisory from Maynilad Customer Helpdesk the other day informing us about water interruption for 15 days.

To our Valued Customer,

As part of Maynilad’s continuous effort to improve its services in the West Zone Concession Area, please be advised on the following improvement schedule/s:

Activity:  Reduced water allocation from Angat Dam due to El Niño
Location:  Angat Dam
Duration:
Start – September 16 from 9:00 pm to 4:00 am (Daily)
End  – until September 30

The following areas will temporarily experience reduced water supply until the activity is completed.

Portions of Barangays Bagbag

Bagong Silangan, Batasan Hills

Commonwealth

Greater Fairview

Holy Spirit

North Fairview

Payatas

San Bartolome

Sauyo

Sta. Lucia, Quezon City

We encourage all to store enough water before the scheduled activity. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause you.

Please be assured that MAYNILAD is continuously finding ways to serve you better.

For clarification and further inquiries, you may call the Maynilad Hotline 1626.

Thank you.

Sincerely,

CUSTOMER CARE

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Water conservation is necessary

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Water conservation is necessary because you save money and help the world be a better place to live in.
Water conservation is being practiced by people across the country and in many other countries around the world.

Some of the basic advantages of water conservation are:

  1. You save money on utility bills.
  2. It helps in preventing water pollution.
  3. It can even help in extending the life of our septic system. This can happen if there is a reduction in soil saturation.
  4. Someone across the lane or somewhere else in the world is getting water because you are conserving it for them.

So, how can you practice water conservation at home?

Here are some of the ways to do it.

1. Check for leaks

Moving around in your home, you should check every faucet and pipe to be sure that there is no leakage. Even if you notice a drip, get it repaired.

Leakages are often seen in toilets. So, check them properly.

2. Water saving faucets

You should look for water saving faucets and save water.

3. Insulation

Insulating your water pipes is easy and inexpensive. So, get it done. This will help you get hot water quickly and prevent wasting water as it heats up.

4. Cutting down water waste

There are a number of ways in which you can cut down your water waste at home. One of the ways to do so is by putting float booster or plastic bottles in your toilet tank. In this, you should put an inch of sand (or use pebbles) to add some weight to it. Next, you should fill the bottles with water, lids should be screwed and then place them in the toilet talk.

If this sounds a bit difficult, you can simply buy a tank bank or float booster from Sears.com. Sears.com offers a variety of inexpensive float boosters. So, you can get the same at an affordable price. With minimal investment, you can save gallons of water on a yearly basis.

So, if you are planning to buy one, visit Sears.com and get it.

Additionally, you can even look for coupon codes so that you can get exciting discounts on your purchases. While looking for coupon codes for Sears.com, make sure that you look for them at popular coupon sites like ChameleonJohn because trusted coupon sites will help you get the best coupon that can be clubbed with discounts and offers available at online stores.

5. Shower session

It feels good to enjoy a long shower session. However, you are spending dollars for that. Don’t think that you are not paying for it. You are paying for your shower sessions too. So, keep it small and conserve water.

6. Shaving

While shaving, make sure that you rinse the razor in the sink by filling it with warm water. Using running water to rinse your razor is bad because you are simply wasting water. Avoid doing it.

Apart from this, if you have a suggestion to share, please let us know about it in the comments.

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