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Water Management


DLSU-D actively advocates for the proper management of water resources by crafting programs and integrating sustainable practices in education, operationsm, and policies.


DLSU-D Sewage Treatment Plant

A centralized sewage treatment plant (STP) was constructed to process wastewater and use this to water the University's greens, reducing the cost in water consumption, save precious groundwater and prevent water pollution.

Partnerships with local water sanitation programs. DLSU-D works in partnership with DILG as CaLaBaRZon Water and Sanitation (WatSan) Hub. The project centers on working with communities and government agencies for the development and implementation of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) programs.


Water Conservation Measures

The University policy on watering plants is implemented from 7-9 am and 4-6 pm only. Toilets are also now using dual flush toilets to minimize consumption of water.


DLSU-D Lake Monthly Monitoring

Monthly monitoring of the physical and chemical parameters of the lake water as well as regular cleaning and removal of leaves and other trash are regularly conducted as part of maintenance and management.


VERDE Gardening: Water Conservation

The VERTtical Drip Ecological (VERDE) gardening is among the advocacies of the One Million Trees and Beyond Movement to promote green spaces for gardening in an urban setting. One of its components is water conservation.