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MMDA contractor damages Manila Water pipe leads to water interruption to 30 barangays

Manila Water pipe hit by MMDA Contractor yesterday causing traffic and flash flood in EDSA, affecting 100,000 households in 30 barangays nearby in Mandaluyong City. This is not a minor construction accident that could have been prevented when MMDA contractor Awin Technology.  This incident could have been prevented if they had all the measures and personnel in the right place during the operation of the backhoe.

 

One of the first responders to the scene was Rhoy Cobilla, photojournalist from Manila Business Insider, who was able to take photos and videos as he shared this to his facebook page sometime around 5pm.

 

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MMDA contractor damages Manila Water pipe leads to water interruption to 30 barangays

 

Manila Water pipe incident
Manila Water pipe incident

 

Video clip courtesy of photojournalist Rhoy Cobilla from Malaya Business Insight

 

manila water pipe incident
Manila water pipe incident

 

manila water pipe incident
manila water pipe incident

 

Awin Technology is the contractor of MMDA for their CCTV surveillance works along EDSA.

 

UPDATE from ABS-CBN, as of 3am today, Tuesday April 13, the repair and restoration of the damage caused by Awin Technology has been completed.

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Eli has 26 years of extensive IT sales expertise in Data, voice and network security and integrating them is his masterpiece. Photography and writing is his passion. Growing up as a kid, his father taught him to use the steel bodied Pentax and Hanimex 135mm film and single-direction flash, Polaroid cameras, and before going digital, he used mini DV tape with his Canon videocam. He now shoots with his Canon EOS 30D. Photography and blogging is a powerful mixture for him.
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