MCWD turns to desalinated water to address supply shortage

Doris C. Bongcac 05/03/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) is considering the possibility of buying desalinated water to address the gap between its current supply and the actual demand of consumers in its franchise area. At…

P1 billion septage treatment plant to rise at NRA

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Metropolitan Water District (MCWD) is set to build a new septage water treatment plant (STP) at the North Reclamation Area (NRA). It is funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)…

178K consumers now have water supply – MCWD

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More households and consumers now have water supply. The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) announced that at least 178,000 of its consumers now have running water, corresponding to 85 percent of its total…

MCWD partially restores water supply in 98 barangays

Doris C. Bongcac 01/01/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – More and more Cebuanos are now getting water from the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD). On New Year’s Eve, MCWD reported that they already managed to partially restored water supply in 98 barangays…

Cebuanos told: It’s safe to drink MCWD water

Doris C. Bongcac 12/25/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The scarcity of purified bottled water should not be a cause for alarm because water from the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) is clean and safe to drink. In an advisory, MCWD said…

Nearly half of MCWD’s franchise area now has water supply

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Christmas may finally bring relief to some areas in Cebu City with Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) providing water to near half of its franchise area.  As of 3 p.m. on December 24,…

Partial power in a week? NGCP, Visayan Electric assure Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) and Visayan Electric assured Cebuanos that power will be up in some areas within a week. In a meeting with Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia…

We need power – Cebu City Mayor Rama tells NGCP

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 12/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City needs power as soon as possible. This was the message of Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) to hasten the rehabilitation of the…

2 days after #OdettePH: Cebu still without power, water supply

Delta Letigio, Doris C. Bongcac 12/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu is still without water and power supply two days after Typhoon Odette hit this island province. Edna Inocando, spokesperson of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD), said on Saturday morning, December 18,…

Panaghiusa endorses Isko-Sara

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Joey Daluz-led Panaghiusa party is endorsing Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso for President and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte for Vice President. Lawyer Jose Daluz III, who also chairs the Metropolitan…

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…

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