A faucet in every home. A glass of clean and safe drinking water in every dining table. A population untouched by water-borne diseases. Visions struggled for by the Filipino people – both government and the governed — for our country’s provincial cities and communities.
But while early water supply development efforts expended by the government were genuine, these simply did not take off as expected. Earlier approaches were centralized, thus, responsiveness to local conditions or developments suffered.