Maynilad advances water research program with UP
West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad)—through its education arm Maynilad Water Academy—and Metro Pacific Water (MPW) has partnered with the University of the Philippines Diliman to launch the Daloy Research Program, an academe-industry collaboration for the advancement of water research.
Under the Daloy Research Program, scholarships will be granted to full-time graduate engineering students who wish to pursue research on topics that cover water source development, water treatment, wastewater management, non-revenue water, smart water technologies, and resource recovery from wastewater.
“New challenges in the water sector call for innovative solutions. The Daloy Research Program seeks to spur innovation in the water industry by investing in the development of young water professionals,” said Maynilad Senior Vice President for Commercial and Marketing Patrick C. Gregorio.
“This tripartite partnership is a valuable opportunity to expand the knowledge base needed to ensure water sustainability,” he added.
As industry partners for Daloy, Maynilad and MPW will provide exclusive access to treatment facilities and technical experts for the scholars.
The grant includes tuition fees, research funding, and book and transportation allowances.