Bulk water firm renews vow to solve Bacolod water woes

The Bacolod Bulk Water Inc. (BBWI) reiterated its commitment as a partner of Bacolod City to help solve its lingering issues on water shortage.


BULK WATER. Chairman Ryan Yapkianwee of Bacolod Bulk Water Inc. with Conrad Belisario, Chief Technical Officer and Mark Roxas, Chief Operations Officer discuss the Bacolod Bulk Water Supply project and reiterates commitment in solving Bacolod’s water woes and clarify other issues and concerns at the media briefing and orientation at Satin Room 2, Seda Capital Central Hotel yesterday.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

In a media briefing, BBWI Chairman Ryan Yapkianwee presented the achievements of the bulk water project in 2017. Yapkianwee is optimistic that the bulk water project will reach out to more households in Bacolod this 2018 with BBWI already in operation.

“We intend to keep our momentum going. True to our commitment to the people of Bacolod, BBWI will continue to be a part of the solution in solving the water woes of the city. Now that BBWI is in steady operation, the next step is to move forward by expanding our services to more households,” Yapkianwee said.

Yapkianwee also discussed the construction of the second injection point in Murcia which is expected to increase the water volume delivered to BACIWA. This milestone shall set BBWI as fully operational. “We are bullish for BBWI this year; with the Murcia injection point expected to be active in a few months, potable water is now made more accessible to Bacolod City. BBWI, in partnership with BACIWA and the support of the local government of Bacolod, is fully committed to help find a permanent solution to the water problem in the city,” Yapkianwee concluded.

The BBWI is a subsidiary of Tubig Pilipinas Group Inc. inaugurated last October which supplies potable water to Bacolod City,” a press release said.*