MCWD moves implementation of water subsidy program to 2022

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) has deferred next year the implementation of a plan to waive water fees for Cebu City residents who are consuming 10 cubic meters of water or less.…

MCWD promises stable water supply in Cebu City north by October 2022

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) promises better water supply in Cebu City’s northern barangays with the expected completion of the Lusaran Bulk Water project by October 2022. The MCWD has been developing…

Cebu City DSWS appeal: Don’t close Sta. Rita Center

Dyrecka Letigio 10/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) is appealing to the City Council to keep the Sta. Rita Center for Women and Children running until the city can build a…

JICA offers P1B grant to MCWD for waste water treatment facility

Dyrecka Letigio 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is offering a P1 billion grant to the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) for the putting up of a modern wastewater treatment facility in Cebu City. MCWD…

Court junks plea for preliminary injunction vs Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A trial court judge in Cebu City has denied the plea for the issuance of a preliminary injunction against the termination of former members of the board of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District…

MCWD consumers in Cebu City with usage of 10 cubic meters or less get water for free

Dyrecka Letigio 07/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) said that starting July 2021, consumers from Cebu City whose water usage is only 10 cubic meters or less will no longer pay a monthly bill. The…

Desalination plants underway — MCWD

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/24/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The desalination plants that are expected to lift Metro Cebu out of a “water crisis” is well underway as the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) is set to award the project to…

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…

Expect reduced water volume in northern Metro Cebu for a month — MCWD

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) warns consumers in the northern portions of Metro Cebu that the water volume and pressure may be lower than normal. In an official statement released on their…

Labella to MCWD board: Don’t let legal battles affect management

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The legal battle between the terminated and the incumbent board of directors of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) has come at the most crucial time for the water utility. As the summer…

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 Board Battle: Cebu City files motion for inhibition

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A surprising turn of events occurred in court today, March 18, 2021, after the Cebu City government filed a motion for inhibition against the judge that has released a temporary restraining order (TRO)…

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