The 39th Annual PAWD Convention: Water District Options and Solutions for Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation

..The 39th Annual PAWD Convention: Water District Options and Solutions for Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation..

The Philippine Association of Water Districts, Inc. (PAWD) conducted its 39th Annual Convention last February 7-10, 2018 at the Iloilo Convention Center, Iloilo City with Water Districts Association of Region VI as host and Iloilo City Water District as co-host. The theme for this year’s convention was “Water District Options and Solutions for Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation.”

 

Participants from water districts all over the Philippines joined in the annual confab which included Board of Directors, General Managers, WD Employees, Exhibitors and Sponsors with a total of around 1,800 registered participants.

 

The convention highlighted a list of events to underscore the important role that water districts nationwide play for the effective management of water resources and sanitation, as well as the innovations they are actively pursuing to be able to provide quality potable water as well as venture to provide sanitation to every household.

 

Aside from that, among the highlights of the annual convention was the conduct of the National Level Contests, namely: Tap and Drill Olympics for Water District Employees, Best Publication Award and 7th PAWD National Science and Math Quiz.

 

7th PAWD National Science and Math Quiz

           

The 7th PAWD National Science and Math Quiz was conducted last February 7, 2018 at the Diamond Jubilee Hall, Division Office of Iloilo City. Prior to the contest day, last February 6, 2018, the Board of Evaluators of the 7th PAWD National Science and Math Quiz convened to finalize the questions at the Boardroom of the Iloilo City Water District.

 

During the contest day, a total of seven elementary pupils and eight junior high school students participated in the said contest representing the different regional associations all over the country.

 

The winners for the 7th PAWD National Science and Math Quiz are the following:

Elementary Level

 

           

Champion            -           Contestant: John Benedict A. Durain

Coach: Nikki B. Cruz

Timber City Academy

Butuan City WD / NorMin-NRMC Caraga

                                      

Runner-up  -           Contestant: Lourd France A. Sarballon

Coach: Gresenia Rafols

Bugo Central School

Cagayan de Oro City WD / NorMin-NRMC Region X

                          

Secondary Level   

 

Champion            -           Contestant: Jeannie Loise S. Pempeña

Coach: Milagros C. Dela Peña

Digos City WD / SOCEMWIC Region XI

 

Runner-up  -           Contestant: Leonard Vincent Majaducon

Coach: Angelo P. Olivido

Philippine Science High School – Western Visayas Campus

Metro Iloilo WD / Western Visayas Association of Water Districts Inc. Region VI

 

 

PAWD National Tap and Drill Olympics

  

The PAWD National Tap and Drill Olympics was conducted last February 7, 2018 at the Iloilo City. Prior to the contest day, last February 6, 2018, contestants attended the orientation at the Metro Iloilo Water District Office.

 

The winners for the PAWD National Tap and Drill Olympics are the following:

 

1st Place

Region 2

 

2nd Place

Region 4A

 

3rd Place

Region 3

 

For 2019, the PAWD Annual Convention will be held in Metro Manila.

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