|501st (LWUA) Water Battalion (Reserve)|
Unit Seal of the 501st (LWUA) Water Battalion (Reserve)
|Allegiance||Republic of the Philippines|
|Role||Combat Support & Combat Service Support, SAR and CSAR, Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation Operations, Civil-Military Operations and Civil-military Co-operations|
|Size||3 Ready Reserve Companies and 1 Headquarters & Headquarters Service Company|
|Part of||Under the AFP Reserve Command Affiliate Reserve Group|
|Nickname||AFP Water Battalion|
|Motto|| * Malinis na Tubig sa Bawat Tahanan.|
Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation Badge
|Commanders||MAJ EDISON A CUENCA (RES) PAMAJ EDISON A CUENCA (RES) PA|
|Current commander||Sergeant MajorSergeant Major}|
The 501st (LWUA) Water Battalion (Reserve), known officially as AFP Water Battalion, is one of the affiliated reserve battalions of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, which is organic to the AFP Reserve Command Affiliate Reserve Group of the AFP Reserve Command. It is a Combat Service Support & Service unit specializing in Water treatment, Sewage management, Water distribution, and utilities management, with subspecialties in Urban Search and Rescue, Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation, Civil Military Operations and Co-operations.
The following are the units that are presently placed under operational control of the 501st (LWUA) Water Battalion (Reserve):
Awards and DecorationsEdit
|Award Streamer||Streamer Name||Operation||Date Awarded||Reference|
|Presidential Unit Citation Badge||SAR/DRR Ops, TS Ketsana||4 February 2010||General Orders No. 112, GHQ-AFP, dtd 04 Feb '10|
|Presidential Unit Citation Badge||General Elections, Philippines||1 July 2010||General Orders No. 641, GHQ-AFP, dtd 1 July '10|
|Military Badge||Badge Name||Operation||Date Awarded||Reference|
|AFP Election Duty Badge||General Elections, Philippines||21 May 2010||General Orders No. 513, GHQ-AFP, dtd 21 May '10|
- AFP Reserve Command Affiliate Reserve Group
- 502nd (MAYNILAD) Water Service Battalion (Reserve)
- 503rd (MANILA WATER) Water Service Battalion (Reserve)
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Your portal to Philippine countryside water supply development". web.archive.org. http://web.archive.org/http://www.lwua.gov.ph/news_10/sept_11/news_waterbatallion.htm. Retrieved 2014-05-12.
- Official Page of Local Water Utilities Administration (Philippines)
- News about the activities of the 501st Water Bn (Res).
- Training Committee, SBCMT Manual, 2006, ATG, AFPRESCOM.