Subic, Zambales- The Department of Interior and Local Government Region III hosted the Workshop on Detailed Engineering Design Preparation, Procurement and Municipal Water Supply, Sewerage and Sanitation on Sector Plan Preparation last April 20-23, 2015 at Subic Bay Travelers Hotel, Subic Bay Freeport Zone. The workshop which aims to give knowledge and technical support to Local Government Units (LGUs) in relation to the Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig sa Lahat (SALINTUBIG) Program was attended by department heads and staff from the Municipal Engineering's Office, Municipal Planning and Development Office and Municipal Budget Office of ten different LGUs from Regions I, II and III.
Topic 1- Preparation of Detailed Engineering Design, Topic 2- Procurement and Bidding, Topic 3- E-Panet Application, Topic 4- Preparation of Municipal Water Supply, Sewerage and Sanitation Sector Plan and Topic 5- Action Planning (Agreements on Timelines and Outputs to be submitted by the LGU to DILG) were discussed by Muñoz Water District General Manager Engr. Rogelio Miguel, Muñoz Water District Senior Industrial Relations Management Officer Ms. Aileen Orodio, Engr. Richard Burce of Engineering and Development Corporation of the Philippines (EDCOP), Ms. Jessie Gabayno of Office of Project Development Services (OPDS) and LGOO V Ailyn Bondoc respectively.
LGUs which participated in the workshop were the Municipalities of Bauang and Bagulin La Union; Tayug and Santa Barbara Pangasinan; Kayapa, Nueva Vicaya; Cordon, Isabela; San Jose City and Cabiao, Nueva Ecija; San Miguel, Bulacan; and San Marcelino, Zambales. Engineers from DILG Project Development Monitoring Unit (PDMU) of Regions I, II and III also participated in the workshop. Furthermore, Engr. Marrieta B. Mangalindan and Ms. Cherie Amor P. Urpiano of the Central Luzon State University (CLSU) served as the facilitators and documenters.