MCWD: Tagbao’s Manggasan Falls a probable water source

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District or MCWD continues to look for new sources of water in Metro Cebu that they hope will help match the demand for water here. This time, the water…

Incumbent MCWD Board refuses to step down despite TRO

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — History seems to repeat itself as the board of directors of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) refuses to step down amid an order from the court. The appointed board of directors of…

MCWD denies ‘no rapid test, lose medical benefits’ claims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) has denied the allegations that the company’s workers were forced to undergo rapid testing or they would lose their medical benefits. Some MCWD employees have reached out…

Desalination plants to be functional by 2021 — MCWD

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The water supply problem in Metro Cebu may find some relief in the year 2021 as the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) expects functional desalination plants by then. Lawyer Jose Daluz III, the…

Labella: Cebu City should prepare for heavy SRP traffic once CCLEX opens

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Traffic congestion is expected at the South Road Properties (SRP) once the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) will open on August 2021.  Mayor Edgardo Labella said that this would be one of the things…

MCWD elects new top officials

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The board of directors from the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) has elected a new set of officers on Monday, February 17, 2020.  Former Cebu City Councilor and lawyer Jose Daluz III was…

SRP technical working group to prepare traffic plan for opening of CCLEX in 2021

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has formed a technical working group to prepare for the opening of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) in 2021. The TWG is tasked to prepare the road plans to…

Daluz: P150M needed to open new roads in mountain barangays in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government needs P150 million to open more roads in the mountain barangays to improve the economic activities in these areas. Lawyer Joey Daluz, special assistant to Mayor Edgardo Labella, said…

New CCMC building opening moved to early 2020

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City residents will have to wait for another six to eight months before they can finally enjoy the new Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) building. Lawyer Joey Daluz, special assistant to Mayor…

P7M allocation for Cebu City ID gets budget committee’s OK

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The P7 million proposed budget for the printing and distribution of a new Cebu City Identification Card (ID) will be included in the proposed P2.5 billion supplemental budget (SB) covering the last months…

Labella backs NHCP’s centennial park bid: It’s a chance to honor Lapu-Lapu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is willing to provide space for the plan of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) to build a centennial park with a national monument of Lapu-Lapu…

Fulfilling Tom’s promise: Cebu City to donate 15 vehicles to 8 barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fifteen Cebu City-owned vehicles will be donated to eight barangays in the city before June 30 when outgoing Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s term would end. Osmeña said that this was his way to keep…

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