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Cagayan de Oro -PSA is working with the city government of Cagayan de Oro to develop an effective septage management program for the city.

Calbayog - Calbayog City constructed sanitation systems in its new housing resettlement site and health clinic with help from PSA and the US Naval Construction Regiment.

Dumaguete - Dumaguete was one of the four cities involved in the USAID Local Initiatives for Affordable Wastewater Treatment (LINAW) project, which ran for two years from 2003-2005.  Dumaguete City's first priority was to build a wastewater treatment facility for their public market.  Upon completion, their next priority was to develop a city-wide system to desludge septic tanks and build a treatment facility for the sludge (which is required by the Clean Water Act).

Iloilo - Through training and technical assistance, LINAW consultants helped Iloilo in constructing low-cost wastewater treatment facilities for a new public slaughterhouse, two hospitals and a commercial complex.

Malaybalay - Maylaybalay City was one of the 6 cities participating in the Local Initiatives for Affordable Wastewater Treatment (LINAW) Project from October 2005 to September 2007. A consultation and planning workshop was held on March 29, 2006 and resulted in the development of an action plan and formation of a technical working group.  The technical working group developed an information campaign plan and several information materials, including a radio plug, poster and an ad that was placed as wallpaper on computers in the city’s Internet cafes.

Meycauayan - Meycauayan City is located in the province of Bulacan, about 19 km north of Metro Manila. It participated as one of the four focal cities in the Philippine Sanitation Alliance project.

Muntinlupa - Muntinlupa City is located on the Southwestern Coast of Laguna de Bay, 22 kilometers south of Metro Manila. It is one of the four cities that participated in the Local Initiatives for Affordable Wastewater Treatment (LINAW) from October 2003 to 2005 and continued to participate in LINAW 2 and the Philippine Sanitation Alliance projects.

Sta. Rosa - In 2007, the Hon. Arlene Arcillas-Nazareno, City Mayor, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the PSA to usher in a new age of sanitation improvements in Santa Rosa City.  As per the agreement, the city will provide assistance in the form of construction of treatment facilities, and in-kind contributions such as executive and staff support to develop the identified projects.

Zamboanga - In Zamboanga City, the PSA works with the city government and other partners to improve sanitation by address point sources of wastewater and septage management.

Last Updated on Friday, 01 July 2011 07:37