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SustainingTourism: TheBoracayWaterStory

BernardoC.Maosca GeneralManager&ChiefOperatingOfficer General Manager & Chief Operating Officer 2931January2013 AsianDevelopmentBank Manila,Philippines Asian Development Bank Manila Philippines SecuringtheFutureToday Securing the Future Today

BoracayIsland
10sq.km.ParadiseIsland located315kmsouthof Manila Worldfamousforitswhite sandbeach Recognizedas:
TopIslandGetawayfor2012 byTravel+LeisureMagazine b T l+L i M i Oneoftheworld'stopbeach destinationsbyUSbased TripAdvisor Top3PartyBeachesAroundthe WorldbyCheapflights.com

1.2 Million Tourists in 2012 1.2MillionTouristsin2012


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ConditionsbeforetheJointVenture (Priorto2009) (Prior to 2009)


WATERSUPPLYCHALLENGES WASTEWATERCHALLENGES

LowwaterPressure UntreatedWastewater

Inadequate water supply Inadequatewatersupply

NoncompliancewithDENRStandards

TIEZAandManilaWaterJointVenture
BoracayIslandWaterCompany

TIEZA(PTA)

RegulatoryOffice

25yearConcessionAgreement

Agentand Contractor

80%ManilaWater 20%TIEZA(PTA) ( )

PUBLIC
April 21 2009 Joint Venture Agreement Signing 21, between Manila Water and Philippine Tourism Authority (PTA)

BoracayWaterPerformance
2009 KRA
WaterCoverage W t C WaterPressure SystemReliability NonRevenue Water

2012
98% 34psi 99.9% 14.4%

Water Supply Wastewater Customer Service

60% 15psi 95% 37%

Constructionof NewSubmarinePipeline New Submarine Pipeline

WastewaterPerformance
Infrastructure

Stakeholders Engagement

Public Awareness

Sustainable Wastewater Management

Supporting Policies

Capacity Development

Wastewater Infrastructure
Sewage Treatment Plant
CompletedSTPUpgradeinMarch2011 DoubledPlantCapacityfrom2.5mldto6.5mld EnvironmentCompliant 4yearsaheadoftarget

Before

After
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Wastewater PublicAwareness
Lakbayan or WaterTrail
OfficialInformationEducationCampaignProgram Schools,hoteloperators,communityleaders,NGOs, othergovernmentagenciesasparticipants Focus on importance of Protecting the Environment and FocusonimportanceofProtectingtheEnvironmentand effecttotheTourismindustry

WaterSource Water Source

PotableWater Potable Water TreatmentPlant

Distribution Distribution network

Wastewater Wastewater TreatmentPlant

WaterQuality Water Q alit Monitoring

Wastewater CapacityDevelopment
Trainings and Immersions
TrainingandImmersionprograminourParentCompany ManilaWaterCompany JICAScholarshipinJapanonWastewatertreatment processandnetworkoperationandmaintenance
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Wastewater SupportingPolicies
LGU Ordinances O di
Municipalordinanceonmandatorysewerconnection LGUstillworkingonNosewerconnection NoBusiness PermitPolicy y LocalTourismofficeStillworkingonHotelAccreditation onlyifconnectedtosewernetwork

StakeholdersEngagement
NGO Membership
Activememberinmajororganizations Boracay FoundationInc.PCCIBoracayChapter,RotaryClubof Boracay M b MembersofPCCIshouldbeconnectedtoSewer f PCCI h ld b t dt S Networkasasignofresponsiblebusiness

CompliantWastewaterPlant Improvedaquatic I d ti lifearoundoutfall

100%compliantwithGovernment Standardssincecompletionof STPupgradeinMarch2011

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IncreasedTourismActivities

BoracayrecommencedtheannualInternationalKiteboardingEventwhichwascancelledin 2005andwasonlyresumedin2010uponBIWCimprovementworks NenethGraf, PresidentofBoracayWindsportAssociation,andOrganizerofInternationalFunboard Cup

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ThankYou ThankYou

Clean Water. Sustainable Paradise.