WATER ADVISORY: Water Interruption in the Service Area

April 14, 2014

The Bacolod City Water District will conduct service improvement activities which will cause temporary water supply interruption and turbid water in some portions of the service area.

ACTIVITY: Pull out of 4” Ø Electro-magnetic Flowmeter at Henrietta Subdivision

SCHEDULE: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., April 16, 2014

AFFECTED AREAS: Henrietta Village and Barangay Magsungay

The Bacolod City Water District is advising all residents of the said areas to store enough water to supply their needs during the interruption period to avoid undue inconvenience.


April 4, 2014

This is to inform the consuming public that the Bacolod City Water District is open on April 9, 17, and 18, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., to accept bill payments and implement disconnection orders in Estanzia, Montebello, Prk. Sambag, Prk. Santol, Kahirup, Mandalagan, Mountain View, St. Anne Subdivision, Villa Valderrama, Prk. Kametal, Sunriser, Maaliwanay, Bata, Sta. Clara Executive, Sto. Rosario Subdivision, Prk. Pepsi, Magbinuligay, Sawmill 1, 2 & 3, Masinadyahon, Katilingban, Mainuswagon, Tunay, Pag-isa, Kamunsil. Burgos St., Gustilo Hilado, Galo BBB, Galo Gasataya, Burgos and Galo Lopez Jaena, Mabini, Coral, Rizal, Gonzaga St., Luzuriaga, Ciocon Road, Rizal Lacson, Araneta St., San Juan, Gatuslao St., Bonifacio St., Locsin-San Sebastian, Smith, Ballesteros, San Sebastian, Dawis, Yulo’s Park, Brgys. 16, 14 & 29, Malalusan, Adelfa, Doña Maria, Doña Procesa, Verbena St., Amapola, Sta. Ana, Rosario & Libertad Sts., Mansilingna, Felisa Road, Hermelinda Homes, Green Acres Subdivision, Hda. Guanzon, Simon Peter, RGG Coliseum, Hda. Gonzaga, Pagla-um Village, Ceres Village, Prk. Kasilingan, Cabugwason, Villa Maria and Totong 1, 2 and 3.

BACIWA, DENR, ink MOA on “Linis Estero Program”

The Bacolod City Water District took on its share in the implementation of the “Adopt an Estero Program” spearheaded by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) by signing a memorandum of agreement (MOA), together with other stakeholderson April 3, 2014.

Signing of MOA - l-r: Engr. Samuel Penado (BACIWA), Ms. Maria Fe Tresfuentes, (City Government), Atty. Jonathan Bulos (OIC-DENR-6 Regional Director) and Another stakeholder

BACIWA Celebrates World Water Day

Around 250 participants joined the World Water Day Celebration last March 21, 2014, spearheaded by the Bacolod City Water District in coordination with the Provincial Environment Management Office and the Association of Negros Occidental Water Districts.

world water day 2014
World Water Day Participants

The celebration kicked off with a Water Caravan from the Provincial Lagoon to Gaisano City Mall, where a short program was held, followed by the awarding of winners for the Mural Painting, Photo Exhibit and Poster Making contests.

Inspirational messages were given by Atty. Juliana B. Carbon, General Manager of Bacolod City Water District, Engr. Manolito Mendoza, President, Association of Negros Occidental Water Districts and Atty. Ramon Wilfred Peñalosa, Provincial Environment Management Officer.

Notice To The Public

March 14, 2014

BACIWA invites all interested proponents for its Bulk Water Supply Project.

The proponent shall deliver to BACIWA potable water at a minimum volume required by its injection points 1 and 2, specified below:

Injection Point 1:

Injection Point 2:

  9,842 cu.m. Ground Reservoir
Hda. Loygoy, Granada
Bacolod City

   6,500 cu.m. Ground Reservoir
Brgy. Mansilingan,
Bacolod City

Min. Volume Required (cu.m./day)
Year 1              -   10,000
2 & 3       -   20,000
4              -   25,000
5 & 6       -   30,000
7 & 8       -   40,000
9 – 12      -   50,000
13 – 15     -   60,000

Min. Volume Required (cu.m./day)
Year 1              -   15,000
2 & 3        -   25,000
4               -   30,000
5 & 6        -   35,000
7 & 8        -   45,000
9 – 12       -   55,000
13 – 15      -   65,000


Pre-Procurement activity is on March 27, 2014, at GT Hotel, corner Locsin and Galo-Streets, Bacolod City.Registration starts at 1:30 in the afternoon.

BACIWA Celebrates Water District Week

Engr. Jenelyn Gemora assists the President of the Student Council of FF Gonzaga Elementary School in planting the heritage tree

The Bacolod City Water District celebrated the annual Water District Week last January 20 – 24, 2014.

For eight (8) years now, BACIWA has been conducting educational campaign on the importance of water to public elementary schools, through its program,“BACIWA Goes to School”

The program aims to heighten the student's awareness on the importance of water and its adverse effect on their lives and the environment, if they abuse it. Water conservation and preservation of the environment were also taught, among others.

INVITATION TO BID - Approved Budget for the Contract


The Bacolod City Water District, through its Bids and Awards Committee, intends to apply the following amount being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments for various biddings enumerated below. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected during the Opening of Bids.

Item #


Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC)

Bid Documents Fee

Item 1

Supply and Delivery of 180 MT Sodium Hypochlorite

 P 2,457,000.00

P 5,000.00

Item 2

Provision of Health Maintenance Services for the Year 2014 (HMS)

 P 4,500,000.00

P 5,000.00

Item 3

Supply and Delivery of Diesel Fuel intended to Various Pumping Stations


P 10,000.00

Item 4

Supply and Delivery of Premium, Diesel and Unleaded Fuel intended to Various Vehicles and Equipment

 P 5,014,000.00

P 5,000.00

A complete list of technical specifications may be secured by the authorized representative of the interested bidder from the BAC Secretariat on the schedule stated below. An electronic copy may be downloaded from the PhilGEPS website.

The Eligibility Check/Screening as well as the Preliminary Examination of Bids shall use non-discretionary “pass/fail” criteria.  Post-qualification of the lowest calculated bid shall be conducted.