MCWD seeks increase of water tariff

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) is seeking an increase of water fees from the Local Water Authorities Administration (LWUA).  General Manager Stephen Yee confirmed that they are now undergoing the process of proposing an…

MCWD: Water convention to bring best ideas in water management

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) General Manager Stephen Yee is hoping that the 43rd Philippine Association of Water Districts (PAWD) convention will help each district combat the challenges of providing water to the…

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…

79 barangays in MCWD’ franchise area now have water

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Water supply has been restored in 79 barangays within the franchise area of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD).  In a statement, MCWD said supply of water has been restored in 79 out of the…

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,…

Parts of Cebu City, Mandaue City now have water supply

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) said that parts of Cebu City and Mandaue City now have water supply as more water pumps from their water sources have been turned on.  At least 36.4 percent…

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…

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…

Cebu City Council grills MCWD proposed subsidy program

Dyrecka Letigio 08/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The water subsidy program for households consuming less than 30 cubic meters of water is in limbo. The Cebu City Council is apprehensive of granting a P200 million yearly financial assistance to the…

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…

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 makes preparations for start of dry season

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rainy season is ending in two months and the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) is expecting another critical season as the start of the dry season draws near. As of February 6,…

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