CPS-NGAS Modified Chart of Accounts
for use of Water Districts
has reference to COA Circular No. 2008-001 dated January 29, 2008
prescribing the new Chart of Accounts for use of all Government
Agencies. LWUA finds selected accounts under the new NGAS Chart
of Accounts complementary with the existing CPS Accounts. Accordingly,
it put together and came up with the CPS-NGAS Modified Chart
of Accounts for use of Water Districts to facilitate the implementation
of a unified accounting system that conforms to LWUA's regulatory
and reportorial requirements and the New Government Accounting
System prescribed by COA.
National Standards for Drinking Water 2007
standards for bacteriological, biological and chemical water quality.
(File is in Microsoft Word format)
Water Crisis Act (Republic Act 8041)
in 1995 to address the national water crisis.
Primer on LWUA and
the Water Districts
answer some of the most asked questions about LWUA and the water
Primer on Rural
Waterworks and Sanitation Association (RWSA)
basic information on Rural Waterworks and Sanitation Associations.
preparedness for water utilities
Engr. Antonio B. Magtibay, MNSA
supply systems are vulnerable to sudden unpredictable disasters
from natural and man-made disasters. Several earthquakes have
adversely affected, water sources and have caused damage to pipelines.
Gen. Santos City WD experienced increased pipe breakages along
their transmission lines whenever a spate of earthquakes will
occur in the area. The Mt. Pinatubo eruptions in 1991 partially
or completely disabled the water systems of some municipalities
in Pampanga, Zambales and Tarlac. Mt. Mayons eruptions have
constantly affected the sources and operations of the water districts
in the immediate vicinity. Incidents of cholera and typhoid fever
are becoming more frequent and one of the causes of the outbreaks
has been attributed rightly or otherwise to the local water districts.
Governance in Asia-Pacific (Applicability among Philippine Water
Atty. Antonio P. Acyatan
districts must generate maximum revenues which will be utilized
to optimize public services from water (district) utility operations
- even as efficient service to concessionaires is maintained.
GOOD CORPORATE GOVERNANCE for Water Districts comes about through
an efficiently and effectively working, strategic Board, and appropriate,
productive Management System of Local Utilities. Absence of such
governance can be a "deterrent to economic growth, hazard
to public health, and irritant to the spirit and well-being of
of the LWUA-Water District Concept
By Carlos C. Leano,
Jr., LWUA's first general manager
first general manager Carlos C. Leaño, Jr., regarded as
the father of the water district concept in the Philippines, evaluates
this approach that changed countryside water supply development,
in a paper entitled "A Reexamination of the LWUA-WD Concept."