City Hall pushes for removal of Daluz as chairman, member of MCWD board

Emmariel Ares, Wenilyn Sabalo 06/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office has recommended removing and terminating Lawyer Jose Daluz III as chairman and member of the board of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD). Lawyer Jerone Castillo, city attorney…

City to Ombuds: Probe MCWD officials for alleged graft and corruption

Wenilyn Sabalo 06/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has requested the Ombudsman Visayas to investigate the allegations of corruption and graft practices against the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD). Lawyer Jerone Castillo, Cebu City legal officer, said…

No reshuffling at MCWD, Daluz still chair

Wenilyn Sabalo 06/02/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The status quo remains at the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) as of Friday, June 2, 2023. The position of MCWD chairman was not declared vacant and no election took place to alter…

MCWD: 25,000 cubic meters of desalinated water to be added to supply by year’s end

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) targets to supply an additional 25,000 cubic meters of desalinated water before 2023 ends to narrow the gap between the supply and demand of its franchise areas.…

MCWD awaits LWUA approval for water tariff increase

Wenilyn Sabalo 06/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) is still awaiting the approval of the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) for its proposed 60 percent water tariff increase. In a press conference on Thursday, June…

Cebu Daily Newscast: MCWD allays fears on financial woes

CDN Digital 05/30/2023

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday, May 30. MCWD allays fears on financial woes The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) denied facing…

MCWD allays fears on financial woes

Morexette Marie Erram 05/29/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) denied facing financial challenges as it grapples with threats of an organizational shakeup. In a press release, MCWD reported that its assets in 2022 amounted to a…

MCWD renews contract with Guadalupe bulk water supplier

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/20/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) and the bulk water company Abejo Waters Corp. (AWC) renewed its bulk water supply agreement on Friday, May 19, 2023. For the past ten years, the AWC…

Daluz: I’ll still be chairman until MCWD BOD says otherwise

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/19/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Lawyer Jose Daluz III is staying put as the chairman of the board of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) even after the Cebu City Hall named a new MCWD chairman on Thursday,…

Cebu City gov’t: Pato is new MCWD chairman

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Hall on Wednesday, May 18, 2023, named a new chairman of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD). In a press briefing on Wednesday, Lawyer Jerone Castillo, member of the mayor’s…

MCWD inks contract with construction firm for Lapu pipe-laying project

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) signed a contract with a Cebu City-based private construction firm Philkonstrak Development Corp. to implement a P100-million transmission and distribution pipeline project along Agus to Mactan Circumferential Road in…

What happened to the water pipe that burst in Brgy. Kamputhaw?

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 05/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Residents in Brgy. Kamputhaw, Cebu City woke up to some bad news – their water supply got interrupted after a transmission line burst on Thursday dawn, May 11, 2023. The Metropolitan Cebu Water…

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