The Jagna Waterworks System stands to provide safe and reliable supply of water endeavor to continually improve and protect water sources
Guided by our vision, we commit ourselves to:
Jagna Waterworks System (JWS) is a local government-run utility established in 1925. It is responsible for water supply of the municipality of Jagna with a total population of 12,658 people. It’s present service area covers 11 out of municipality’s 33 barangays and has a population density of 3,067 persons/km2 . The utility draws water from a spring which is then distributed by gravity to consumers. Tariff is set through municipal ordinance. Number and appointment of staff and top management as well as staff salaries, tariffs and budgets are all under local government control. JWS has a partly developed management information system with a computerized accounting system. It follows a master development plan covering 1999-2014 with emphasis on expanding coverage in the urban areas. The utility submits financial statements as par of the Municipal Government of Jagna’s financial report.
Average monthly consumption is about 20m3 per household of 5 persons. The water bills averages Php70.46 per month per household. Water is available 18 hours a day to most users. Applicants have to wait for about 3 days for new connections to be made. Connection fee has to be paid prior to the connection. Water quality monitoring is sufficient and 1 out of 4 water samples taken failed the bacteriological tests. There were 450 consumers complains recorded while 209 leaks were repaired during the year. The utility has no specific policy providing water for the poor.
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS
MPDC / Utility Manager – ENGR. GERRY V. ARANETA
JWS Operation Manager – BERNARDO BAJA
Office Administrative Staff – MA. ELLEN C. TORRES (Casual)
Plumber (Permanent Regular)
Assistant Plumbers ( Job Order)
Meter Readers/Utility Aide (Job Order)
Chlorinator/Tank Care Taker
Officer – ROSIE C. REROMA
Revenue Collecting Officer Aide – ALLEN ACEBU