Labella hopeful for Garcia’s appointment in MCWD Board

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 02/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippine — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is still hopeful that the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) would reconsider their rejection of the appointment of former mayor, Alvin Garcia, as member of the Metropolitan Cebu…

Osmeña files raps against Labella, LWUA for terminating MCWD board

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Former Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña filed cases of usurpation of authority and grave misconduct against Mayor Edgardo Labella and and Jeci Lapus, the acting administrator of the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA), for “illegaly”…

Terminated MCWD Board continues to question Labella’s termination order

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The terminated members of the Board of Directors (BOD) of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) will continue to question the termination order of Mayor Edgardo Labella. The camp of Ralph Sevilla, Augustus…

Gealon asserts: No default committed by city on MCWD case

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) said there was no default committed on the part of the city government over the case filed by three of the terminated board of directors of the…

MCWD ‘terminated’ board pursues case against Labella, LWUA

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The terminated board members of Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD), who filed a petition to nullify both the notice of termination issued against them by Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella and the decision…

Labella to appoint new board after LWUA affirms termination

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he would now work on screening candidates for the five-member board of the Metropolitan Cebu Water Districts (MCWD) within the month. The Local Water Utilities Authority (LWUA)…

Wrong court: Hearing to stop Labella’s move to sack MCWD Board of Directors cancelled

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 7 has cancelled the summary hearing for the Metropolitan Cebu Water District’s (MCWD) application of a 20-day temporary restraining order (TRO) over the termination of…

MCWD chairman, general manager resign; LWUA to take over as interim board

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Chairman of the Metropolitan Cebu Water Districts (MCWD) Board, Joel Yu, has resigned from his post on October 22, 2019, one week after he was terminated, together with the rest of the…

Higher water rate in January

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/01/2014

Customers of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) consumers will pay more for their water bills starting January next year. By that time, the MCWD will implement a 12 percent water rate increase after their proposed rate…

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