I. AGENCY BACKGROUND
The Cabangan Water District (CWD) was formed on December 16,1991 by Honoroable Mayor Jesse A. Mendigorin of Cabangan, pursuant to Presidential Decree (PD) No. 198, as amended by PD 768 and PD 1479, otherwise known as the "Provincial Water Utilities Act973".
CWD was awarded the Conditional Certificate of Conformance (CCC) No. 505 in 1991 by the Local Water Utilities Administration (Lwua). This CCC is the accreditation of LWUA to a newly formed water district to operate under the standards specification.
The primary objective of the water district is to provide and supply safe, adequate, reliable, and economically viable water services to its constituents, particularly to the poorest of the poor.
The water district started with the appointments of five (5) members of the Board of Directors and the designation of a General Manager. Through the collective efforts of Mayor Mendigorin, the Board of Directors and the General Manager, CWD acquired a grant of almost Php 7 million fron the German Government, and was granted a loan by the LWUA in the amount of Php 4.5 million, more or less, without collateral. The said project was implemented by the German government through the Kreditstanstalt Fur Wiederaufbau (KFW) Pinatubo Project in 1994. From the said funding, the CWD was able to construct a well, a pumping station, an elevated reservoir and a 500m length of transmission line which was completed in MAy, 1996. The project was able to supply the need of six (6) barangays.
In June 1996, the CWD was fully operational with only four (4) personnel, including the General Manager.
In November 2004, the CWD was granted another loan in hte amount of P 14,478,000.00 under the Provincial Town WAter Supply Program Component III Package funded mainly by KFW for its expansion program to seven (7) barangays. The project was completed in September, 2006 and fully operational in January, 2007.
Another loan was granted to CWD under the NLIF-DOH Loan Fund which is 50% garnt and 50% loan in the amount of Php 15,000.000.00 for the improvement of water supply system. The project was completed last December, 2013 and fully operational.
At present, the district is supplying safe and potable water to sixteen (16) barangays on a 24- hours service. It has eight (8) employees, three (3) regualr, (2) casual and three (3) job order under the stewardship of General Manager Honorio L. Dilag, Jr. and its Board of Directors. The CWD has a total of 1,630 service connections.
The Cabangan Water District is a public utility service provider continuously strive to meet the needs of its concessionaires for tatl value by offering a safe, affordable service to the community.
To consistently provide safe, potable, dependable, affordable service to the community.
The CWD aims to provide and supply safe, adequate, reliable and economically viable water services to its constituents.
Cabangan Water District is a quasi - public corporation performing public service and supplying public wants, thus pledge to:
1. Exercise maximum professionalism and courtesy toward our concessionaires.
2. Accurately prepare the billing statement of concessionaires.
3. Tolerate maximum honesty in collecting payments.
4. Provide technical assistance to new applicants.
5. Properly address all concessionaires complaints.
6. Coordinate with concessionaires for better service delivery.
" It is our Commitment to provide excellent Service "