PrimeWater and joint venture partner, Sorsogon City Water District (SCWD) inaugurates the new deep well project, San Lorenzo Well No. 2; as well as groundbreaks the San Lorenzo Pumping Station 2, both projects  poised to significantly boost the daily water supply and improve water services across multiple barangays in the city.   

Located in Sitio San Lorenzo, Brgy Bibincahan, Sorsogon City, the 180-meter deep well will  deliver an additional 2,000 cubic meters per day (CMD) of water. This increase will address the growing demand for water in almost 4000 households across Barangays Bibincahan, Almendras Cogon, Balogo, Salog, and Sampaloc.   

“PrimeWater and SCWD have jointly undertaken this initiative to further enhance the quality and reliability of the water service we provide to our consumers in the city,” says PrimeWater Sorsogon City Branch Manager Engr. Ronel Roger S. Pereyra.  

Moreover, a 40-horsepower submersible pump and motor have been installed, accompanied by 125-millimeter (5-inch) diameter riser pipes, to further enhance the efficiency of transporting water from the deep well to households above ground.   

To guarantee compliance with the 2017 Philippine National Standards for Drinking Water, which aim to safeguard public health, a test run activity was also conducted to ensure that the water quality from the new source development meets the required standards.  

“Tayo po ay natutuwa na makita ang commitment ang PrimeWater para sa ikabubuti ng water supply dito sa Sorsogon. We will keep on working and cooperating with each other to continue enhancing our water service for the people of Sorsogon City,” emphasizes Sorsogon City Water District General Manager Eduardo Tejada. 

Apart from the completion of San Lorenzo Well No. 2, a total of 1810 linear meters of new pipelines have also been laid to facilitate the efficient delivery of the additional water supply to consumers. The daily bulk water supply sourced from the SCWD deep well, and the daily recoverable volume from the pipeline decommissioning project in the West Service Area Primewater-SCWD’s proactive initiatives toward fulfilling their vision of delivering a more consistent and stable water supply to the barangays within their service areas. The event was also attended by Sorsogon City Mayor Ester E. Hamor and Councilor Mark Jasyon Dechavez Jamisola, as well as by the SCWD Board of Directors led by Chairman Charles Clemente.

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