SENIOR CITIZEN


With the passage of Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 9994, otherwise known as 'Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010', starting October 2010 the Davao City Water District (DCWD) has implemented the grant of discount privilege to the elderly or senior citizens on utilization of water provided by the water utility.

Individual Household Application for Senior Citizen Discount Privilege

The senior citizen or duly authorized representative must register to any of the DCWD offices (Bajada, Matina, Victoria Plaza and Toril) to avail of the special discount. The requirements for an individual household are as follows:

  • Proof of Identity (OSCA ID)
  • Proof of Account Registration (DCWD Water Bill)
  • Proof of Residency (Barangay Certification)
  • Authorization of Representative

Specific Terms and Conditions in the grant of 5% Senior Citizen Discount Privilege:

  • Water meter should be registered in the name of the senior citizen residing therein for a period of one (1) year.
  • Discount privilege of Five Percent (5%) is applicable only on the month/s when water consumption does not exceed 30 cubic meters;
  • Discount privilege has a validity of one (1) year, subject to re-application/renewal;
  • Discount privilege is discontinued and reverted to its original scheme if not re-applied/renewed;
  • In case of death, discount privilege is discontinued;
  • Discount privilege is discontinued for any violation of district policies and shall not be excused from imposition of penalty
  • Application form for Individual Household can be downloaded using this link.

Senior Citizen Centers (SCC) and Residential Care Institutions (RCI) or Group Homes (GH) Application for 50% Discount Privilege

The Senior Citizen Center and Residential Care Institution or Group Homes may register to any of the DCWD offices (Bajada, Matina, Victoria Plaza and Toril) to avail of the special discount. These are the requirements to avail of the 50% discount:

  • Must have separate water meter
  • Proof of Senior Citizen Center/Residential Care Institution / Group Home
  • (License or Accreditation from Department of Social Welfare and Development)
  • Proof of at least SIX (6) Senior Citizens served on 24-hour basis
  • (Certification from DSWD)
  • Proof of continuous SIX - month operation (Certification from DSWD)
  • Proof of Authority of Applicant (Board Resolution/Secretary's Certification)
  • Authorization of Representative

Specific Terms and Conditions in the grant of the 50% Discount Privilege: