SIQUIJOR, April 11 (PIA)-- The Metro Siquijor Water District (MSWD) is now upgrading and rehabilitating water services for its consumers in four municipalities in the province of Siquijor.

Engr. Leonido Catiel, during the monthly meeting of the Siquijor Association of Information Disseminators (SAID), said the MSWD wants to give better services to its consumers from the towns of Maria, Lazi, Siquijor and San Juan.

The upgrade includes the establishment of additional deep well and water service distribution lines.

Currently, the MSWD is implementing the P5M Salintubig Project for the rehabilitation of the transmission lines from Solangon to Paliton in San Juan, Siquijor to service at least 300 households. The fund source is 50 percent grant and 50 percent loan.

In Barangay Caipilan, Siquijor, Siquijor, an additional deep well was constructed tthat spills 4.2 liters per second.

This will address the existing demand for water supply.

Water services rehabilitation and development for Lazi amounting to P400,000 and Maria towns were also constructed and are now operational. (rmn/rac/PIA7/Siquijor/IAAbatayo/ST)