MCWD to implement revised water rates starting Dec 1

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 11/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) will implement a revised water rate structure for commercial and industrial consumers starting Dec. 1. Lawyer Jose Daluz III, the MCWD chairperson, said its implementation is ‘aligned’…

MCWD general manager to keep post despite Rama’s call for removal

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 11/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  The MCWD general manager has refused to step down from his post despite Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama’s call for his removal. Engineer Edgar Donoso, Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) general manager would…

MCWD generators to be deployed to ensure continued water supply during possible weather disturbance

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 11/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  MCWD generators totaling 74 units will be deployed to ensure a continued distribution of potable water in the event of a total blackout during the expected weather disturbance this week. The Metropolitan Cebu…

MCWD: Legal counsel of previous board tells Rama “end this madness”

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 11/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The legal counsel of the previous MCWD board of directors called out Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to reinstate the former directors back into office. Lawyer Amando Virgil Ligutan, legal counsel of Augustus…

Osmeña hits Rama on replacement of MCWD officials

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 11/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has something to say about the controversies surrounding the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD). In a written statement released on Thursday, Nov. 9, Osmeña said that Mayor…

MCWD board row: Late Mayor Labella’s termination of directors questioned

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 11/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Lawyer Amando Virgil Ligutan, legal counsel of the previous Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD), questioned the validity of the termination of the previous MCWD board members by the…

Replacement of Daluz as MCWD chair was ‘legal and valid’

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 11/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Lawyer Carlo Vincent Gimena, the head of the Cebu City Legal Office, said that the removal of Joey Daluz III as chairman of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) and the appointment of…

New MCWD chairman promises to find additional water supply for consumers

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 11/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Melquiades Felciano, the newly appointed chairman of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD), has given the assurance that he would take immediate actions to address the water supply woes under his leadership. In…

Rama appoints new MCWD directors, Daluz says move ‘unlawful’

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 10/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) now has new directors after Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama appointed three new board members. The newly appointed directors are Aristotle Batuhan, Nelson Yuvallos, and Melquiades Feliciano.…

MCWD given go signal by Mayor Chan to start water desalination project

Futch Anthony Inso 10/04/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) was already granted permission by the Lapu-Lapu City Government to start digging and pipe-laying activities for the city’s water desalination project. The project will start on Thursday,…

Daluz, 2 others removed again from MCWD by Cebu City government

Angeline Bregondo 08/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines- The Cebu City Government announced the removal of lawyer Joey Daluz III and two others from the Metropolitan Cebu Water District, effective Thursday, August 17, 2023. City Legal Officer. Jerone Castillo and City Administrator…

MCWD inks deal to provide additional water supply to Talisay City residents

Wenilyn Sabalo 08/11/2023

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) entered into a bulk water supply agreement with a private firm to provide additional water supply to Talisay City residents. In a statement, the water district…

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