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…

Rains bring Jaclupan Dam’s water level slightly up; Buhisan Dam still dry

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Jaclupan Dam is slowly recovering from the heat of the El Niño. This was the statement of Charmaine Kara, spokesperson of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD), following the rains in line…

Heat drains water from Talisay City’s Jaclupan dam

Gerard Vincent Franciso 04/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Jaclupan Dam in Talisay City has already gone dry. Charmaine Rodriguez-Kara, Metropolitan Cebu Water District  (MCWD) information officer, said that the dam’s production capacity already dropped to 9, 000 cubic meters as…

Heat drains water from Buhisan dam

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Buhisan dam in Cebu City is almost dried up. Charmaine Kara, spokesperson of the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD), said that as of today, March 26, they were already unable to extract…

Buhisan Dam’s water supply reaches critical level

Immae Lachica 03/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Water level at the Buhisan Dam in Cebu City has already reduced by at least 4, 500 cubic meters as of today, March 11, as a result of the El Niño phenomenon that…

Laos dam collapse sends floods into Cambodia

AFP 07/26/2018

The torrent of water unleashed in a deadly Laos dam collapse has drained into Cambodia, forcing thousands to be evacuated, as rescuers on Thursday battled monsoon rains to find scores of Laotians still missing after whole villages…

Laos dam disaster kills 17, several others missing

AFP 07/25/2018

The bodies of 17 people have been recovered after a dam collapse led to flash floods in southern Laos, as two South Korean firms involved in the hydropower project said damage was reported at least 24 hours…

Water levels drop as summer begins

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/17/2017

BUHISAN DAM As Cebuanos brace themselves for the sweltering heat of summer and with fewer rains recorded these days, Cebu City’s water supply again started to dwindle. The water level in Buhisan Dam — one of the…

NO WATER

Carmel Loise Matus, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Sheila Mae Gumapon 04/07/2016

Water is getting extremely scarce in many parts of Cebu City and province, with at least 44 areas in the cities of Cebu, Lapu-Lapu and Talisay and the town of Liloan, are now faced with little or…

Mananga 2 dam needed to avert shortage – JICA

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/30/2015

Japanese consultants suggest reviving a plan to build a second high dam in the Mananga watershed at a cost of P6 billion. This would avert a water shortage for Metro Cebu in  2030, they said, but the…

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