WATER IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. The Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) extends a P100-million loan to Bayawan Water District (BWD) in Negros Oriental for the improvement of its services and coverages in 11 existing barangays and 2 additional barangays in Caranuche and poblacion Sta. Catalina.. The amount is earmarked for projects which include construction of a water treatment plant, pumping station and transmission lines. Photo shows LWUA Acting Administrator Jeci A. Lapus (seated, center) during the contract signing at the LWUA office in Old Balara, Quezon City together with BWD General Manager Alma Abrasaldo (2nd from left) and BWD Board Chair Teresita Tagaya (4th from left), with other LWUA officials, Divina Ferrer (extreme left), Acting Deputy Administrator for Finance, and concurrent Manager, Accounting Dept.; and Catalino Cachuela, LWUA Manager, Loans Portfolio Management Dept.(extreme right).