Maynilad CEO speaks at Int’l. Water Association conference
February 08, 2019
Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) President and CEO Ramoncito S. Fernandez spoke before 377 global water experts from 27 countries at the 10th International Water Association (IWA) Conference held recently in Pasay City.
In his speech during the IWA “Efficient 2019” Conference, Fernandez emphasized the need for strong collaboration among global water stakeholders, as emerging challenges now call for innovative solutions to ensure water security and sustainability. “Each of us brings a unique perspective into water issues, and these perspectives help to complete the global outlook for the water industry in light of climate change, supply shortage and other issues,” Fernandez said.
Meanwhile, in his keynote message, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu cited the positive impact of public-private partnership on the improvement of water and wastewater services in Metro Manila.
Cimatu also elaborated on the DENR’s efforts to rehabilitate Manila Bay, acknowledging Maynilad’s pledge of assistance for the ambitious cleanup effort.
The IWA “Efficient 2019” brought together global water experts and industry thought leaders to discuss and share solutions to the challenges of efficient urban water management for sustainable development.
IWA is the largest network of water professionals from 130 countries with programs on developing research and projects focused on solutions for water and wastewater management and on organizing world-class events that bring the latest science, technology and best practice to the water sector at large.
IN PHOTO: Maynilad President and CEO Ramoncito S. Fernandez addressing over 300 global water experts from 27 countries at the 10th International Water Association (IWA) Conference held recently in Pasay City.