districts grow, their operational needs become more
complicated and the volume of transactions increases
significantly. Some water districts fail to cope with
this transition, with adverse effect to their operations,
particularly on its commercial and financial management
efforts. Customer accounts are not properly maintained,
financial records and reports are inaccurate, and
cost of personnel services is escalating due to the
tendency of management to hire additional personnel
as a corrective measure.
these operational problems, LWUA through the CPSD
conceptualized and initiated the development of a
computerized Billing and Collection System (WDBCS)
a software for this purpose was developed as part
of the PCWSP-V project.
staff that worked closely with the consultants during
the systems development undertook some revisions and
fine-tuning of the application software to suit the
needs of the client-WDs and ensure better efficiency
and user-friendly features. CPSD is responsible for
the installation of the application software and the
maintenance of the installed system to guarantee full
after-sales service coverage.
bills the client-WD a very affordable and concessionary
rate for the software and other related charges to
recover software development and other operating costs.
THE SOFTWARE FEATURES
and Collection System (BCS) application software can
be installed as an independent module.This application
fully supports the LWUA-prescribed Commercial Practices
Systems with utmost efficiency.
costs a minimum of P45,000 for the first 5,000 service
connections. The WD is charged an additional P9.00
per service connection in excess of 5,000 service
connections. All check payments should be payable
to LWUA. A minimal "out-of-pocket" cost
(personnel services costs and actual transportation
expenses) during the installation period shall be
reimbursed by the client-WD.
may develop supplementary programs for customized
requirements of the client-WD for an additional cost
of P250.00/hour of actual programming work plus transportation
expenses. We provide a six (6) months warranty on
the installed system. Maintenance service on the installed
system is provided on an on-call basis at the expense
of the client after the warranty period.
5,000 Service Connections and below
P 9.00/ Service Connection
In excess of 5,000 Service Connections