Philippines Water Refilling Station

How to open a water store?

Before you proceed, please be advised that you will need approximately 250 customers to cover your monthly operating expenses and an additional 100 customers if you are repaying a business loan.

Realistically, a retail water store will need time to build customer base. Depending on your location, you might have to be prepared to support the operation from your own pocket anywhere from six to eighteen months, at the very least.

1) First, you need to choose a location and go through the leasing process. As in most business ventures remember, location, location, and location. It is very important to your success. If you are looking at "new shopping plaza" - the lease negotiation might take from 3-6 months from the time of your request. Also consider that with "new shopping plaza", the leasehold improvements expenses will be higher than normal.

2) When you sign your lease, check your phone book and visit an existing Water Stores. Talk to different owners about the business. This will give you an idea if you seriously want to own a water store. At this time, you may consider many different designs for your store. Water Station will help you with a floor plan and give you step-by-step instructions on what you need to do to get your store ready.

3) You will need a mechanical drawings for your leasehold improvements. Make sure you find someone who can provide you with the drawings, Water Station will only provide you with a store layout - which the mechanical drawings will be based on. Most landlords need to approve the mechanical drawings, check with your landlord before proceeding.

There are times when the business owner negotiates free rent and it is important that you take advantage of this period and get your doors opened as soon as possible. There are leasehold improvements that need to be done such as electrical, plumbing for water lines and floor sinks along with an equipment room, finished ceilings, flooring and walls. We will give you step-by-step instructions on what needs to be done.

4) While you are waiting for your lease to finalize, check with your city's building department what kind of building permits do you need. This will speed up the process since building permit issuance normally takes 3-4 weeks. Please be advised that outside store signage also requires a building permit and requires a separate application to the city. Your landlord will need to approve the signage before you can apply for a city permit.

5) Once your building permit is issued, this is the time to order your equipments. 50% of the payments are normally due upon placing the order and the remaining 50% upon installation. We believe that you can probably have your store opened in four to six weeks from the time you start your leasehold constructions.

6) Once you are ready for the equipment, we will do the installation and start up process for you.

7) Water testing may be required by your local health officials.

8) Posters to hang around the store are also important. This is a part of your marketing materials.

9) We can discuss marketing and sales promotion while you are waiting for the construction and installation to be completed.

10) Inventory should be ordered 2 weeks before your opening date. It is important to do it early just in case the supplier does not have them on stock.

11) Outside store signage must be installed before opening your store.

12) Congratulations!! You are now open for business.

Tips:

Cash or Installment?

Avoid 2-3yrs terms of payment, to many hidden charges and interest, also rent-to-own basis.

Municipal Business Permit:

Different localities have different requirement, go to your particular municipalities this will speed up the process.

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Comments 33 comments

keira 6 years ago

with water refilling station business, location is not that important. Contacts or prospective customers, target market,guts, ready capital (enough or at least more than enough would be better) forecasting and planning..planning..planning are the keys for successful and long life business especially for this line of business. I have my own water refilling station just in my garage and it is located in the province of cavite. I started 1 1/2 year ago and I sell 200-300 plus containers a day.


Joy Kenneth Cachero 6 years ago

hi Do you offer free training and seminar?


Mitch 6 years ago

How much is the initial investment? and what is the minimum lot size when franchising as water refillling station?


Mel 6 years ago

Which is practical water source, deep well or city water? I mean in the long run.


alma 6 years ago

hi, im interested to open water refilling station, i just want to find out how much its cost to open the water refilling station.


Jerald 6 years ago

hello, i would like to request a quotation for starting-up a water refilling station, please include other packages included i.e. tanks, water containers, stickers, labels, heatgun, etc. Are spare parts and other consumables available? do you provide after sales assistance, repair or trouble shooting? please explain further if there is no franchising fee, royalty fee, other charges.

Kindly reply me to jrld1979@hotmail.com and/or j.sarmiento@futurepipe.com

Thank you in advance....


jane 6 years ago

hi! im interested to open water refilling stationmmineral water only,how much po the initial capital,wer po pweding bilhin ang mga machine,stikers,bottle and others po, thanks mjanesibal@yahoo.com


Maricon De Dios 6 years ago

May I be sent a complete package of your 3-in-1 and other materials I should be aware of if I go with opening a water refilling station? majalari@yahoo.com

Thanks.


ding 6 years ago

kung 75000 ang initial , magkano ang total package at ilang gallons per day ang kayang iproduce ng station , puede bang makarequest ng estimate cost from equipment , accessories pati installation


adelyn 5 years ago

Could you send me a detailed info on the water refill business? I am interested to engage on this kind of business. My email add is adz_alcazaren@yahoo.com. Thanks!


bembeh31 5 years ago

pls. send me a details in order to operate on water refill bus. the complete package of the machine, how much we need to spent for it.My Email add. bembeh31@yahoo.com


ladyjing 5 years ago

hello...i am willing to put up water refilling at our province.could you send me some details and materials need to start the business.pls send to my emails:jing.chato33.yahoo.com.ph.thanks!


Engr. Dosmedo G. Tabrilla 5 years ago

Please submit your proposal for the design and installation of refilling water station address to :

Dr. Margarita R. Cojuangco, Ph.D

President, PPSC

Thru: P/CSupt. Luis R. Salagumba, CSEE

Director, PNTI

Camp Vicente Lim, Canlubang, Laguna

Fax No.0498341374 or Email @ dtabrilla@yahoo.com


Abdulatip Jalal 5 years ago

Hi sir joey, I'm interested in this business, can you please send me a quotation. I'm residing in Zamboanga city. how much it will cost sir kasama na ang installation if possible pati na rin ang gallons. my email add is beejay_jalal@yahoo.com.thanks


rad garcia 5 years ago

Sir im very much interested in this business, im planning to put in our house in front para less expenses sana.. pls email ur quotation radgarci@yahoo.com


domer corpuz 5 years ago

sir: warm greetings! can you send me quotation of your Water Refilling Station 3 in 1 and sample of your feasibility study.wer po pweding bilhin ang mga machine

dcorpuz23@yahoo.ocm


zybee 5 years ago

Hello there,I'm interested to engage this business. How much the initial cost, what are the packages and other details. kindly email me thru zybee21@yahoo.. Thanks


JoJo Besite 5 years ago

Please send me the complete package of putting a water refilling station. my email address evuj_bv@yahoo.com


che eugenio 5 years ago

can u pls send me the full details and quotation non your 3 in 1 water station and ur 2 in 1 package.how about the 180k package? how about if we simply purchase the equipment w/o the name?pls send me the qoutation,or if we franchise? thank you. can email me at ct_eugenio@yahoo.com


anne 5 years ago

hi there,

i am interested in this kind of business, could you please send me a quotation? and how muck will it cost and what are the packages na kasama? please send me the details in annecool_diegs@yahoo.com.

thanks


alex 4 years ago

I am interested in putting up water station inside our subdivision, kindly email me the details.

email me at alexyalung@gmail.com


MONALIZA 4 years ago

Good Day!!! I would like to request a quotation for starting-up a water refilling station, please include other packages included (tanks, water containers, stickers, labels, heatgun, etc) Are spare parts and other consumables available? do you provide after sales assistance, repair or trouble shooting? please explain further if there is no franchising fee, royalty fee, other charges. ur quick response is much appreciated..salamat


monaliza 4 years ago

Good Day!!! I would like to request a quotation for starting-up a water refilling station, please include other packages included (tanks, water containers, stickers, labels, heatgun, etc) Are spare parts and other consumables available? do you provide after sales assistance, repair or trouble shooting? please explain further if there is no franchising fee, royalty fee, other charges. ur quick response is much appreciated..salamat Pls email me @jusjil2k@yahoo.com


dennis aumentado 4 years ago

Hello,i'm very interested of water refilling station business. pls, send me a complete information, the package, quotation for starting-up wrs. also, can you provide or recommend the design?do you have a branch in cebu? my email: aumentadodennis@yahoo.com,awaiting yours. thanks & brgds.


sha 4 years ago

Hi Im also very interested of putting up my own refilling station i the very near future. Please send me the complete details on this package and other possible options..My email is ryshaus@yahoo.com. Hope to hear form you soon..sha


Haze 4 years ago

Hi can you send me the quotation,details and installment scheme i want to open in negros.occ.

Tnx

Email-mahazela@yahoo.com


Cristina de Guzman 4 years ago

eto ang napili kong itayong bussiness sa pinas,sana matulungan nyo kami ng aking kasintahan,kasi gusto ko ng umuwi maliit lang ang aking naipon pero magagawan namn ng paraan kapg gusto,s isang subdivision kami magtatayo kung maari sana matulungan po ninyo kami,sana po mapadalan po nyo ako ng mga details kung magkano ang magagstos sa lahat, sa una kasi d b 50% ang down tapos kapg nainstall na 50% ulit so sana mabigyan nyo po ako kung magkano ang aabutin lahat para po may idea kami,sa pwesto po mismong bahay namin so ipapagawa po namin un sana po mabigyan nyo po kami ng idea kung gaano kalaki ung sakop ng lugar nung itatayo namin bussines n water station,at sana po mapadalan din po nyo kami ng picture kung paano namin gagawin ung pwesto o lugar,sana po matulungan po nyo kami,ung lugar po namin ang alam ko magmumula ung tubig namin sa poso pwedee po kaya un? sana po matulungan po nyo kami marami pong salamat eto po ung email address ko cheche_924@yahoo.com maraming salamat po ulit sana po makatanggap po ako ng imformation po mula s inyo thnx.


migz 4 years ago

I am planning to start up water station business in our subdivision, I want to discuss so many things can I have your email address please.

thanks.


Fred 4 years ago

Hi interested on the package, please send me quotation trhu my email add asiegfred@hotmail.com

Thanks


Philip Mandigma 4 years ago

Please send the full info and complete quotations to psmandigma@yahoo.com

Many thanks


ginaambe9697 3 years ago

my husband is very interested in the water refilling station and your 180K package is worth considering. is it still applicable this year 2013? please send us details thru my email account - gina_ambe9697@yahoo.com. it will be highly appreciated. thanks a lot!


judith c. maglonzo 2 years ago

pls send me price list i am very much interested in water refilling station much i want lower price cost i buy lot and i will build a store....pls give me lower price..email me at judd_joss@yahoo.com i am in Taytay, Rizal..


Maan 2 years ago

Pls send me initial investment and all the details in starting a water station. Thank you! maniya77@hotmail.com

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