At least eleven barangays (villages) in Manila were severely flooded since Wednesday night because of a busted Maynilad pipe that has left residents waterless.
The Maynilad Water Corp. dispatched a group of repairmen to fix the busted pipe in Santol-Magsaysay Boulevard area on Thursday. They expect 12 hours to finish fixing the pipe.
Maynilad said an estimated 3,000 cubic meters of water per hour were lost lost since Wednesday night.
Maynilad apologized to the affected residents and business establishments and promised
that water will be back to normal on Friday.
Nelson S. Badilla