HISTORY OF IGACOS WATER DISTRICT
In 1997, the Sangguniang Bayan of the Municipality of Samal created the Samal Water District by virtue of the SB Resolution N0.8 series of 1997 with territorial jurisdiction exclusively for the entire Municipality of Samal. The Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) issued then the Conditional Certificate of Conformance N0. 564 on May 6, 1997.
And on January 10, 1998, the three Municipalities comprising the Samal Island, namely: Babak, Samal, and Kaputian were merged into one component city now called Island Garden City of Samal by virtue of the Republic Act N0. 847. As a result, the Samal Water District was renamed as Island Garden City of Samal Water District. IGaCoS Water District, as its official acronym has expanded its territorial jurisdiction including Babak and Kaputian Districts.
A competitive, concessionaire and environment-friendly public utility, providing prompt and accurate services of sustainable and sufficient potable water supply.
We, the officers, management and staff of IGaCoS Water District, imbued with deep sense of public service and work values, empowered to commit:
1. To fully capacitate the IGaCoS Water District with competent human resources, standard systems and procedures, stable financial conditions and strong linkages and partnership with government units, agencies and other institutions for optimum service efficiency;
2. To ensure sustainability of water resources and provide high standard water system facilities and equipment geared towards responding the eco-tourism destination of the island;
3. To provide reasonable water rates with excellent service.