Food shortage, climate change, and higher prices of goods. Challenges that are faced by every person on a day-to-day basis. But as with any problem, there is always a solution. In line with SUBICWATER’s drive to create innovative means to address pressing concerns for its stakeholders, the company created an Organic Farming Program that aims […]
Kids of the beneficiaries getting a taste of clean, potable water for the first time! The collective efforts of SUBICWATER, Xylem Watermark, and Planet Water Foundation has made life brighter for nine indigenous families in the far-flung village of Mampueng in Old Cabalan. The ‘Aqua Home’ is a solar kit composed of solar panels that […]
Mga Magnanakaw ng Metro, Tiklo sa Old Cabalan! Good news sa mga nanakawan ng kuntador ng tubig. Tatlong kalalakihan ang naaktuhan na nagnanakaw ng metro ng tubig kaninang madaling-araw sa Barangay Old Cabalan. Sila ay nadakip at agad na dinala ng Old Cabalan BPAT sa Police Station-4 sa kalapit na barangay ng New Cabalan, kasama […]
9,000 PAYMENT CENTERS NATIONWIDE: SUBICWATER customers now have access to ECPay-accredited establishments after a memorandum of agreement was signed between the two firms on September 3 in Quezon City. In photo are (L-R front row) ECPay General Manager Ma. Patricia Dela Fuente- Pascual, ECPay President Jude Aguilar, SUBICWATER CEO Benjamin Antonio III, and SUBICWATER Head […]
GIVE BLOOD, SAVE LIVES: SUBICWATER was able to raise 26 units of 450-ml blood bags during the blood drive held at the its main office in Subic Bay Freeport on Wednesday. The company’s annual blood drive is being held in coordination with the Philippine National Red Cross- Olongapo City Chapter.
SUBICWATER CEO Benjamin “Bubong” Antonio III presents the “Best in Music” award to Cia Hermosa-Jorge, director of the film entry “Old Skool”, during the awards night of the first Subic Bay International Film Festival held on June 24. Antonio sat on the jury that evaluated the six film entries this year: “Bhoy Intsik” by Joel […]
HONEST WORKER: SUBICWATER contractor Emil Garcia (right) turns over the wallet he found this morning to an admin staff of SUBICWATER. The wallet, which was found lying near the NSD compound in Subic Bay Freeport, contains a considerable amount of money, an ATM card, company ID, and other personal effects of one Jaylor Eliot, who […]
SUCCESS: After a series of trial runs, SUBICWATER CEO Benjamin “Bubong” Antonio III (left) and Water Supply Operations Head Jaime Garcia (center) finally open the New Cabalan Deep Well valves to bring an additional 400,000 liters of treated ground water to this barangay daily. Water from this facility previously has a significant concentration of […]
NAGBACULAO SEASIDE SERVICE EXPANSION: Barangay Kalaklan Chairman Willie Umali and SUBICWATER CEO Benjamin “Bubong” Antonio III lead the ceremonial opening of water valve for the seaside community in Nagbaculao, Barangay Kalaklan. Around 300 residents will benefit from this service expansion project of SUBICWATER.
MICRO-FILTRATION SYSTEM FOR NEW CABALAN WELL: Officials of SUBICWATER inspect the filtration facilty added to the deep well in the Lopez Jaena area of Barangay New Cabalan. The filters are meant to improve the quality of water being drawn from the said well. The New Cabalan Deep Well will be recommissioned within 24-hours to supply […]
History has showed great civilizations disappearing when their water sources vanished. Olongapo City would suffer the same fate if we fail to address the growing number of informal settlers encroaching into our few remaining watershed areas. Case in point is SUBICWATER’s so-called Old Dam in Barangay Gordon Heights, up in the mountains where the […]
Around 75 pupils from the Old Cabalan Integrated School (OCABIS) received a nutritious breakfast prepared by personnel of Subic Water and Sewerage Co., Inc. (SUBICWATER), who was tasked to lead the January 15 installment of the 90-day supplemental feeding program. The three-month program aims to restore to normal the nutritional status of undernourished pupils, and […]
Joseph Paje, or ‘Jojo’ as he is commonly called by his colleagues, is currently a Logistics Specialist assigned to the fleet management section of the company. He started out as a utility worker— a fact that he is proud of, as it just shows how far his efforts at self-improvement has taken him. He strived […]
DEKADA ’90— hindi maitatanggi na isa ito sa mga pinakamapanghamong yugto sa kasaysayan ng Olongapo at Subic Bay Freeport. Kalagitnaan ng taong 1991 nang magtamo ng matinding pinsala ang siyudad matapos na pumutok ang bulkang Pinatubo. Ang sitwasyon ay lumala pa noong 1992, noong ganap nang napaalis ng gobyerno ang mga Amerikano mula sa Subic […]
SUBICWATER’s capital expenditures (Capex) on physical projects amounted to P34.62 million for the first three months of this year. This was brought by the completion of 27 projects and partial completion of 18 others. So far, total Capex spending for the last three fiscal years starting April 2014 has reached P501.8 million. Pipe Network […]
The recently-completed Sibul Booster Station will improve water services to the highest points in Barangay East Bajac-bajac, a village that shares borders with that of Subic Bay Freeport. This facility will draw water from the three Saluysoy Tanks which sit on one side of the ridge separating the village from the fenced-in former US naval […]
The two-million liter modular tank inside the Mabayuan Water Treatment Plant (MWTP) compound was upgraded with another set of pump and motor which will provide water supply to Barangay Gordon Heights in case of plant shutdowns.
A superior filter media capable of removing iron and manganese in water is now being used in the Mabayuan Water Treatment Plant.
About two years ago, SUBICWATER’s geo-resistivity surveys identified a possible ground water source in the Iram Resettlement Area in Barangay New Cabalan. A test drilling immediately followed, but results were unsatisfactory: water yield was way below the minimum requirement to make the operation of a pump station viable. At around the same time, the […]
In Subic Bay Freeport, those in the food service industry are required to have grease traps, which are plumbing devices designed to intercept animal fats and vegetable oils from the kitchen before they enter a wastewater disposal system. Grease solidifies under normal temperature. Other solid particles such as hair, food scraps, and dirt get trapped […]
A seasoned management expert on enterprise risk management, systems auditing, business processes re-engineering, and information technology is SUBICWATER’s new chief executive officer. He is no other than Benjamin “Bubong” Antonio III, who served as Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority’s (SBMA) representative to the SUBICWATER Board for three years up to 2016, being an SBMA Board member […]
The ‘ber’ months are finally here! For us Filipinos, this is the much-awaited signal to start playing Christmas carols and decorating our homes with bright reds, golds, and greens. A word of advice, though, for those who have already been bitten by the holiday bug: just make sure that your Christmas celebration plans are waterproof. […]
SUBICWATER has effectively raised the treatment capacity of its sewage treatment plant in Kalayaan, Subic Bay Freeport by 40% after adopting a superior treatment system. From 900 cubic meters per day capacity, the facility can now treat 1,500 cubic meters of wastewater after it was upgraded to employ the Sequential Batch Reactor (SBR) technology. This […]
About 100 households in Upper de Guzman Street in Gordon Heights will benefit from SUBICWATER’s construction of a booster station towards the end of the year. The particular area, called Cell-1, lies horizontally above streets Woodhouse and Pacheco. Due to the area’s high elevation, water supply can only reach those households located before the community’s […]
If you are applying for a new water connection and SUBICWATER has a pipeline project in your area, good news! You can avail of the company’s discount on installation costs. Under SUBICWATER’s promo, applicants will pay for the meter cost and security deposit only, which are at P1,520 and P2,000 respectively. A 50% down payment […]
24/7 SUPPLY: The Nagbaculao Tank and Pumping Station, located in Subic Bay Freeport, serves two seaside barangays that benefited from SUBICWATER’s recent expansion projects. Water from the Binictican Water Treatment Plant (BWTP) is being stored and pumped to the communities along the Kalaklan Ridge, as well as to the Rizal Street Extension of Barangay […]
Did you know that treated water has to travel through nine kilometers of pipeline before it can reach residents in New Cabalan? That is because the hilly barangay gets its supply from the Binictican Water Treatment Plant (BWTP) in the Freeport. Along the stretch of pipeline that connects the two areas are a number of […]
The company will soon deactivate its two old SMS hotlines in favor of one easy-to-remember mobile number: 0929-1111-444. “This is our new, 24/7 InfoTxt Hotline. If you need help with any water-related concern, text HELP to this number so you can receive the complete list of keywords and features that our text hotline offers,” said […]
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT— Subic Water and Sewerage Company Inc. (SUBICWATER), the private utility serving Olongapo City and the Subic Bay Freeport, will spend a total of P115.12 million in capex projects this year to further improve its services. This was announced by SUBICWATER President and CEO Apollo Tiglao in the media forum organized by the […]
SUBICWATER’s engineering group is set to replace two pumps in the Central Business District Sewage Treatment Plant (CBD-STP) and another at LS 1813 (lift station) this August. According to the engineering group, it is more cost-effective to completely replace pumps that have reached the end of their productive lifespan than have them repaired or […]
SHOWER OF BLESSINGS: A resident of Nagbaculao, Barangay Kalaklan gets sprayed with water as Olongapo City Mayor Rolen C. Paulino (leftmost) leads the inauguration rites of Subic Water and Sewerage Co., Inc.’s (SUBICWATER) recently-completed water supply expansion project— one of the three projects worth P54.3 that were activated on Monday. SUBICWATER Chairman Herbert Consunji (fourth from […]
SUBICWATER has reinforced major components of the Binictican Water Treatment Plant (BWTP) with high strength carbon composites and glass fibers to lengthen its lifespan and to ensure that the water it supplies to the Subic Bay Freeport and portions of Olongapo City are free from contaminants. The P16.5-million rehabilitation program covered the retrofitting of […]
Before summer sets in this year, SUBICWATER will have a two million-liter steel-bolted tank standing at its Mabayuan Water Treatment Plant (MWTP) to provide extra water supply to the northern part of Olongapo City. The P21-million project which broke ground on September 10, 2012 is 14 meters wide by 13.48 meters high, with self-supporting […]