Philippines: Young Volunteers Revive Dying Rizal Creek

A group of young volunteers took on the challenge of saving the dying Maningning Creek in the town of Taytay, Rizal and inspired entire communities to follow suit. Read More

Upgrading Municipal Water Systems in the People's Republic of China

A private sector operation funded by ADB is giving access to clean and affordable water to millions in the People's Republic of China. View Photo Essay

Pilot Wastewater Treatment Plant Turned Over to Manila Community

A $60,000 wastewater treatment facility was turned over to a Manila barangay, the first project of its kind to be managed by the community. Read More

Tap Secrets: The Manila Water Story

The Manila Water Company talks about how it successfully instituted water sector reforms to transform an aging public water utility into a world-class, commercially viable service provider. Read More

Water for All

Water is one of our most precious resources, but it is threatened by growth, misuse, and pollution. In Asia and the Pacific, many countries are in a water crisis and the demand for water is huge and growing.

"Water for All" is ADB's vision and policy for Asia and the Pacific. ADB's Water Financing Program works to increase investments and support reforms in cities, rural communities, and river basins.

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