On April 16, 2021, the Metropolitan Naga Water District (MNWD) opened its newly installed waterline extension, a SALINTUBIG or the Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig para sa Lahat project, to its prospective water users in Canaman. These water transmission lines are located at Zone 7 Poro, Liñaga, San Jose East, San Jose West, Iquin, and San Francisco, Canaman, Camarines Sur (Phase I & II), and also at Zone 2, Liñaga and Iquin to Mangayawan, Canaman, Camarines Sur (Phase III).
The SALINTUBIG project aims to pursue its commitment to provide water, particularly for the poor and waterless communities. It stems from the responsibilities of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), through the Office of Project Development Services (OPDS), in partnership with DILG Regional Offices (ROs) and Municipal Local Government Units (MLGUs) in the implementation of the Provision of Potable Water Supply – SALINTUBIG Program.
As part of the General Appropriations Act (GAA), the Program provides grant financing and capacity development to increase communities’ access to water and sanitation services and improve capacities of the Local Government Units (LGUs) and Water Service Providers (WSPs), in the planning, implementation, and management of water supply facilities in a sustainable manner. Specifically, through the grant received by LGU Canaman, the municipality partnered with MNWD in the realization of the said project with a counterpart budget allocation of ₱1,336,185.86 for the required labor works.
MNWD’s partnership in SALINTUBIG projects create great positive change to the lives of many. As a result of these waterline extensions, more residents will now be able to enjoy safe and potable water in their homes. For more information on the New Connection Application, please visit www.mnwd.gov.ph. (YMMSavilla)
With more than 300 households as prospective target connections, LGU Canaman partnered with MNWD for the for the installation of waterline extensions through the SALINTUBIG Project.
Canaman is now provided access to clean and potable water from the Carolina I Pumping Station as its main source with 7,947LM newly installed transmission lines in 7 barangays.