Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Crisis-in-Metro-Manila-s-water-supply-27MZIFIA5J1Y.htmlConceptually similarCrisis in Metro Manila's water supplyGP024QNCompleted★★★★Crisis in Metro Manila's water supplyGP024QOCompleted★★★★Crisis in Metro Manila's water supplyGP024QJCompleted★★★★Crisis in Metro Manila's water supplyGP024QKCompleted★★★★Crisis in Metro Manila's water supplyGP024QMCompleted★★★★Crisis in Metro Manila's water supplyGP024QLCompleted★★★★Greenpeace Philippines Water WatchGP020TSCompleted★★★★Documentation on Drought in the PhilippinesGP021FICompleted★★★★Greenpeace Philippines Water WatchGP020TWCompleted★★★★View AllGP024QICrisis in Metro Manila's water supplyPhoto at top shows water at the Angat Watershed hitting the critical180 meters above sea level (masl) last April 13, when supply to 30,000 ha of farmland shuts off. The normal operating level of the dam is 220 masl. Photo at right shows the level reaching its historical low of 157.55 masl last Friday (July 16) despite the rains, triggering interrupted water supply in Metro Manila. This prompted water utility companies to implement a waterrationing scheme to address the dwindling volume of water in the reservoir.Angat supplies 97% of Metro Manila's water supply. Greenpeace is demanding that the administration of President Noynoy Aquino take immediate steps to address the climate impacts that are now affecting the Philippines every year. ©Joseph Agcaoili /Greenpeace (top); and ©Gigie Cruz-Sy /Greenpeace (Bottom)Locations:Bulacan Province-Central Luzon-Luzon-Manila-Philippines-Southeast AsiaDate:21 Jul, 2010Credit:© GreenpeaceMaximum size:2400px X 3000pxKeywords:Angat Dam-Climate (campaign title)-Climate change impacts-Drinking water-Drought-KWCI (GPI)-Public engagement-WaterShoot:Crisis in Metro Manila's water supplyComparison photos show the dramatic decreasing in water levels at the Angat Watershed and Angat Dam sources that serve the Metro Manila municipality.