From January 14 to 15, 2010 PSA Sr. Project Coordinator Jay Tecson met with officers and staff of the Davao City Water District, Davao City government, and Davao City Council to kick off work planning for septage management. The septage management ordinance is now in its 7th version and is scheduled to undergo a series of readings and deliberation in the Council starting January 26. To kick off the septage management program, a planned workshop and site visit is being scheduled on February 10 and 11. The workshop will focus on site investigation and selection for the septage treatment facility and a parallel session on promotions. The proposed site visit will look into existing STPs and proposed sites for the septage treatment facility within Davao City. A technical working group will be organized prior to the workshop; 7 will come from DCWD, 8 from the City, and 10 from national agencies, barangay officials, local rotary club, and private desludgers. Two barangays are being considered to pilot test the septage management program: Brgy. Toril and Brgy. Lubugan, comprising about 7,600 connections.