Labella sacks MCWD board of directors

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 10/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After consulting with the local water administration, Mayor Edgardo Labella made the move to terminate all members of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) citing their failure to…

Province eyes charges vs MCWD over water supply shortage

Rosalie Abatayo 09/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Due to the woes on water supply in Metro Cebu, the Cebu Provincial Capitol is asking the Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas to look into possible charges against officials of the…

MCWD says no new lines in El Niño-hit barangays

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/21/2017

The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) suspended installation of new connections to 27 areas in Metro Cebu which have yet to recover from last year’s El Niño dry spell. “Our stand here is we want to protect…

Low water supply hounds Capitol Site residents

Carine Era Asutilla-Lapid 03/18/2017

IT had been a month since Oliver Tubelar started spending P100 a day to fill 10 containers of water at a refilling station in Sitio Quintolimbo, Barangay Capitol Site in Cebu City. Due to the low water…

MCWD has new chairman, board member

PR 01/13/2017

The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) has appointed Joel Mari Yu new chairman of the Board of Directors starting January this year. Yu replaced Renato Mercado who served as BOD chairman since 2013. Mercado is now the…

Inayawan schoolkids taught proper handwashing technique

12/10/2016

TO promote awareness on sanitation, the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) held a handwashing activity in Inayawan Elementary School in Cebu City. The activity was done in partnership with Vitens Evides International (VEI), a corporate social responsibility…

Water Resources Center celebrates 40 years of water eng’g in practice

PR 11/02/2016

The University of San Carlos-Water Resources Center Foundation Inc. (USC-WRCFI) celebrates its 40th anniversary as one of the leading water consulting centers for sustainable water in Central Visayas and the Philippines. Four decades of water engineering in…

Pardo, Guadalupe precincts rack huge power, water bills

Margarette Managaytay 09/26/2016

THE Pardo police precinct and the Guadalupe police precinct had the largest power and water bills among Cebu City’s 11 police precincts, Councilor Dave Tumulak said yesterday. Tumulak, designated as deputy mayor for police matters by Mayor…

Cleaner water for a healthier Cebu

PR 09/24/2016

FACILITIES that will treat household septage and help minimize pollution of water bodies will be put in Metro Cebu soon with a P1-billion grant-in-aid from the government of Japan through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica). The…

MCWD urged to address demand for water

Carmel Loise Matus 07/30/2016

A school official urged the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) to address the demand for water by tapping the undeveloped water sources. Engr. Fe Walag, director of the University of San Carlos (USC) Water Resource Center, said…

MCWD: Water supply almost back to normal

Izobelle T. Pulgo 07/20/2016

As Cebu has been experiencing light, moderate to occasionally heavy rains, the island’s water supply is now almost back to normal. According to Raul Tabasa, Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) Engineering department manager, the water supply in…

MCWD: Water production at normal levels

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/29/2016

DAILY water production in Metro Cebu has normalized this week according to the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD). In a press statement, MCWD attributed the normalization of the water tables to the rains brought about by the…

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