Mandates & Functions

Legal Mandates

  • Presidential Decree 198 or “The Provincial Water Utilities Act of 1973″ (PD 198)
  • Sangguniang Bayan Resolution No. 52 – “Affirming the Organization of the Tanauan Water District” dated September 21, 1987

Purpose and Function

According to Sec. 5 of Title II of PD 198, the purpose of forming a local water district include the following:

(a) acquiring, installing, improving, maintaining and operating water supply and distribution systems for domestic, industrial, municipal and agricultural uses for residents and lands within the boundaries of such districts,

(b) providing, maintaining and operating wastewater collection, treatment and disposal facilities, and

(c) conducting such other functions and operations incidental to water resources development, utilization and disposal within such districts, as are necessary or incidental to said purpose.

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