Lusaran water facility begins supplying water in uptown Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 4,000 residents in three uptown barangays in Cebu City finally have stable supply of potable water. The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) confirmed that the Lusaran Bulk Water Facility has begun…

500 households in Ermita now have access to potable water

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) has commissioned its expansion project in Brgy. Ermita, Cebu City, that will serve the village’s innermost communities.  MCWD chairperson and lawyer Jose ‘Joey’ Daluz III, together with…

Firm tests P1.2-B Cebu bulk water project

Jordeene B. Lagare 11/07/2022

Water management solutions provider JE Hydro and Bio Energy Corp. (Jehbec) will commence partial commercial operations of its P1.2-billion bulk water project that would provide additional supply to Cebu City. Jehbec said the test run of the…

Cordova execs to check if MCWD has fixed its septage treatment plant’s equipment

Futch Anthony Inso 10/08/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Municipal Government of Cordova will inspect the septage treatment plant in Barangay San Miguel on Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan said that he already ordered their Rural Health Unit…

Cordova mayor wants septage treatment plant to resolve foul smell issue

Futch Anthony Inso 09/27/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Cordova Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan ordered a septage treatment plant to immediately cease operations due to complaints on alleged foul smell emitted from the facility. In a letter signed by Suan dated September 26, 2022, the…

City councilor to MCWD: Cover excavated roads done with pipe-laying

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Mary Ann De Los Santos has proposed a resolution on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, directing the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) to ensure that portions of excavated  roads, particularly in…

Lusaran Bulk Water Project to be fully operational by early December 2022 – MCWD

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) and the private contractor for the MCWD Lusaran Bulk Water Project hope to make the project fully operational by early December 2022. Once fully operational, the facility…

Lusaran water facility to start supplying in uptown Cebu City on Sept. 18

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Lusaran bulk water project in Cebu City will start operating and supplying water in uptown villages this September 18, the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) said. MCWD, in a statement, said that…

Cebu City Disaster Council chief pushes for establishment of rainwater catchments

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lawyer Gerry Carillo, who also heads the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CCDRRMC), is pushing for the establishment of rainwater catchments, as one of the infrastructure-related solutions to the City’s…

Lusaran water project on track to operate by Sept. – MCWD

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) promised anew that the P1-billion Lusaran Bulk Water Project will start serving consumers by September. MCWD, in a statement, said construction and implementation of the big-ticket project…

Rama hands-off on MCWD board member court battle

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said he does not want any involvement in the court battle involving former board members of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD).  Rama explained his decision to file…

Cebu City backs out of legal battle over MCWD

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Government, under the administration of Mayor Michael Rama, has decided to withdraw from the ongoing legal battle involving former executives of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD).  The City Legal…

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