D.M. Consunji Inc., the engineering and construction arm of DMCI Holdings, announced the commencement of construction of the Philippines’ largest water reclamation facility (WRF).
The WRF is a project of Maynilad Water Services Inc. (Maynilad) known as Caloocan-Malabon-Navotas (CAMANA) water reclamation facility project. It is a PHP 10.5 billion (USD 218.6 million) project designed to treat 205 million liters per day (MLD) of wastewater. The project will benefit around 1.2 million households in South Caloocan, Malabon and Navotas.
The project will be operational by third quarter of 2024. It will rehabilitate and expand the capacity of the 26 MLD Dagat-Dagatan Sewage Treatment Plant by 600% which was built in the 1980s.
D.M. Consunji, Inc. expects that the project will provide 1,000 direct and indirect job opportunities when it hits its peak by the first quarter of 2023.
(Sources: CNN Philippines; GMA Network News; BusinessMirror)