Water backpacks for TEAM enforcers

Nestle L. Semilla 04/19/2018

BEATING THE SUMMER HEAT Cherry Taborada, 33, will not leave home without her bottled water since it’s the most necessary thing for her to bring at work. Taborada, a member of the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue…

Water backpacks for Mandaue traffic enforcers  

Nestle L. Semilla 04/12/2018

To keep the traffic enforces hydrated, the local government of Mandaue City purchased water backpack for Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM). Glenn Antigua, Team Chief of Operations, said that they purchased 250 water backpacks for their…

Low water supply

Editorial 04/09/2018

With the summer season in full swing, it is the Metro Cebu consumers who will feel the full brunt of the water shortage warned of by the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) last week. In issuing the…

MCWD: Metro Cebu to face water shortage in 7 years

Doris Mae Mondragon and Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/05/2018

Aside from the monstrous traffic, pollution, floods and an ever-rising crime rate, Metro Cebu will soon have to contend with another major problem — shortage of potable water. And this bleak scenario could happen as early as…

MCWD warns public: Brace for low water supply

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/27/2018

THE public will have to brace for low and interrupted water supply in Metro Cebu in the coming weeks. The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) announced that the volume of potable water produced will start to decline…

Two water suppliers to augment supply

Nestle L. Semilla 03/21/2018

METRO CEBU WATER SHORTAGE Two water suppliers will be tapped to offset the projected decline in Metro Cebu’s water supply during the summer season sometime next month. Charmaine Rodriguez-Kara, spokesperson of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD),…

World needs ‘greener’ water policies: UN

AFP 03/19/2018

Governments should focus on “greener” policies to improve the supply and quality of water as climate change and a growing global population threaten the water security of billions, the United Nations said on Monday. In its 2018…

Drink plenty of water, stay away from the sun

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/16/2018

TEMPERATURE RISING Stay hydrated. This was the advice of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) Mactan to the public who is always exposed to the sun to avoid the risk of getting heat stroke.…

Hotels, resorts ordered to comply with proper waste water management

Nestle L. Semilla 03/15/2018

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) assured that hotels and resorts in Cebu are closely monitored as to their compliance of the environmental laws. However, establishments were…

New DOT Region 7 Director visits Waterfront Mactan

02/02/2018

Newly-appointed Department of Tourism – Region 7 Regional Director Shalimar Hofer Tamano (4th from left) recently visited Waterfront Airport Hotel & Casino Mactan last January 16. With him is (from left to right) Room Manager Ali Banting,…