Puerto Princesa City Water District hosted the recently held Southern Tagalog Association of Water Districts (STAWD) General Membership Meeting on February 23, 2023, at Hue Hotel, Puerto Princesa. Said activity was joined and participated by 145 representatives from a total of 37 water districts.

The General Membership Meeting was facilitated by the STAWD President, Mr. Sherwin Napoleon M. Jonson, General Manager of Lian Water District together with Ms. Edith Joy S. Geba, the General Manager of San Juan Water District and STAWD Secretary, and the rest of STAWD Officers. Also present during the General Membership Meeting was the STAWD Vice-Chairperson, Atty. Illuminada V. Fabroa to represent Atty. Vicente Joyas, STAWD President.

Puerto Princesa City Water District was represented by GM Walter J. Laurel, PPCWD Members of the Board; Atty. Winston T. Gonzales, Dir. Richard B. Arambulo, Dir. Edgardo A. Palanca, and Dir. Melinda T. Callejo.

Among the topics discussed during the meeting include STAWD activities focusing on GAD, Capability and Skills Training, and the upcoming Philippine Association of Water Districts (PAWD) Assembly.

A Courtesy Call with STAWD Officers and Mayor Lucilo R. Bayron was also held at the City Mayor’s Office.

A Facility Tour at PPCWD 30 MLD Water Treatment Plant was also attended by the participants where they were able to see and learn about the process of water treatment in the said facility.