TANGARANG, Philippines (AP) – Pampos power company said Friday that its water supply will be cut off for three weeks because of a lack of rainfall.
The agency said it will take over the water treatment plant at the Banda Metro Station in Quezon City, which supplies about 60 percent of the countrys total supply.
The Pampes are among the world’s biggest suppliers of water to cities and towns.
The government has been grappling with a drought, the worst in decades, and residents of Manila and other cities are complaining of shortages of water and sanitation.
The Philippines is in the middle of a drought.
The water authority says more than 40 percent of households don’t have enough water.