Those other days of September

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 09/12/2021

Before Sept. 11 was abbreviated to “9/11,” to refer to the coordinated terrorist attacks launched by the al-Qaida terror group against the United States of America in 2001, the date had been associated in the Philippines with…

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,…

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…

MCWD: Rains slowly replenishing Buhisan Dam

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Buhisan Dam is recovering from the effects of the El Niño. Charmaine Kara, Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) spokesperson, said this during an interview on June 25 as the Buhisan Dam had…

MCWD tests water in schools before classes start

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) are conducting free water testing to various elementary schools in Cebu City in preparation for the start of classes on June 3. According to Charmaine…

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…

Barbie on working with BF Jak in new GMA TV series: Focus on work, no PDA on set

Michelle Joy Padayhag 01/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Work is work.” Kapuso star Barbie Forteza said this when asked about her reaction on working with her real-life boyfriend Jak Roberto in GMA’s upcoming series, “Kara Mia.” The 21-year-old actress said that…

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