The Puerto Princesa City Water District announced the upcoming Blessing and Inauguration Ceremony of the Water Supply Improvement Project Phase 2 on June 2, 2022, at Lapu-Lapu Water Treatment Plant Facility, Brgy. Montible.
Located at Barangay Iwahig and
Barangay Montible in the south of Puerto Princesa, this newly built water system can provide an additional 30 million liters of potable water per
day. Averting the water supply shortage in the city that most households used to experience every dry season.
The WSIP 2 is composed of 4 main components; the Montible Water Facilities composed of teruvian intake and desilting and suction chamber, Lapu-Lapu Weir Dam with Infiltration Gallery, the 30MLD Water Treatment Plant, and transmission lines.
The project will utilize two river sources, namely the Lapu-Lapu River and Montible River.