#CDNPaskoSaSugbo: Hinabang sa Sugbo’s P100 challenge for kids in Buhisan

Immae Lachica 12/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Your 100 pesos can go a long way this Christmas season.  Hinabang sa Sugbo aims to make 100 kids from Barangay Buhisan happy this December 12 as they bring food and presents to their…

Street dweller returned home to her family in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A street dweller in Cebu City has returned home after being separated from her family during the pandemic. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella reported in his Facebook Page that the woman had been…

Buhisan, Jaclupan dams recover amid rains

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 08/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Buhisan and Jaclupan dams, which are the surafce water sources of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD), has slowly recovered amid the rains in the past month. Buhisan Dam in Barangay Buhisan,…

Labella to barangay chiefs: Ensure social distancing

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The incident in Barangay Buhisan on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, should not happen again. This was the pronouncement of Mayor Edgardo Labella on Thursday morning, on April 2, 2020, a day after a…

MCWD: Lower supply from Jaclupan, Buhisan Dams

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Jaclupan and Buhisan Dams recorded lower production at least a month before the official summer season would begin.  According to Engineer Edgar Ortega, assistant general manager for operations of the Metropolitan Cebu…

New chairman shows the path forward for MCWD

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —With the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) facing supply shortage issues, the new board is poised to pursue several strategies to develop additional water sources.  The new chairman of the board, however, ruled out…

MCWD makes preparations for start of dry season

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rainy season is ending in two months and the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) is expecting another critical season as the start of the dry season draws near. As of February 6,…

MCWD: Jaclupan, Buhisan dams start to recover

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Jaclupan Dam in Talisay City and Buhisan Dam in Cebu City have slowly recovered from dryness following the rains in November 2019. The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) reported on Saturday, December…

Despite rains, MCWD’s surface water supply still not enough – Kara

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Mactan Island station of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services (Pagasa) has recorded an average rainfall volume of 188.5 millimeters for the month of October. Pagasa said that the Metro Cebu’s rainfall…

Cebu City Water Advisory Committee to probe MCWD for water crisis

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The newly formed Cebu City Water Advisory Committee has been tasked by Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella to probe the “water crisis” the city is experiencing following the decline in the water supply…

Buhisan tricycle drivers group set up internet, motorcycle parts business

Irene Sino-Cruz 09/11/2019

CEBU CITY—Providing transport to commuters may have been the sole source of livelihood for a group of tricycle drivers in Buhisan in the past.  But they now have put up their own business. The Barangay Buhisan United…

PBSP REFORESTATION CARAVAN: Over 400 employee-volunteers plant 7,500 trees

PR 07/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – An army of over 400 employee-volunteers from various companies and institutions recently came together on a sunny day in Barangay Buhisan, Cebu, with just one goal in mind: to plant 7,500 tree seedlings…

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