Cebu Cenro requests dredging equipment from DPWH for river cleanup

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resource Office (Cenro) plans to coordinate with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for equipment to be used in the “massive”dredging to be conducted in…

Rivers for Life Program: DENR-7 inks partnership with 94 firms

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas ( DENR-7) entered into partnership with at least 94 institutions, most of which are located near the riverbanks, for the rehabilitation of 10…

Carmen Copper engages community in environmental protection

PR 03/17/2019

TOLEDO CITY, Philippines — Wanting to mitigate flooding and protect the Cantabaco River from pollution, Carmen Copper Corporation (CCC) engaged community members to help maintain cleanliness of their waterways through a Linis Estero activity held last February…

Guadalupe River clean up generates 90 sacks of trash

Doris C. Bongcac 03/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Personnel from different government agencies and volunteers who participated in the Saturday morning clean-up of the Guadalupe River collected a total of 90 sacks of trash weighing 1, 800 kilos. The Department of…

Guadalupe River Clean Up: Too much garbage, very few volunteers

Delta Derycka Letigio 03/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The third and last leg of the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office’s (Cenro) massive river clean up did not gather as much support as expected. Nida Cabrera, Cenro head, said that of the…

Cenro chief expects to collect more than 20 tons of garbage in March 9’s Lahug River cleanup

Delta Derycka Letigio 03/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 20 tons of garbage are expected to be collected during this day’s, March 9, cleanup of the Lahug River. Nida Cabrera, Cebu City Environment and  Natural Resources Office (Cenro) head, said…

Lahug River clean up generates 100 sacks of trash

03/09/2019

LOOK: At least 100 sacks  of garbage were collected by personnel from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7)  and volunteers during the Saturday morning, March 9, clean up of the Lahug River in Cebu City.…

Simultaneous river clean-up in Central Visayas kicks off

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Immae Lachica 02/22/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) launched a simultaneous river clean-up in 10 rivers in Central Visayas on Friday morning, February 22, 2019. According to DENR-7 Director…

New attraction in Toledo City: Pool-like river beneath New Ilihan Bridge

Morexette Erram 02/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – There’s a new attraction in Toledo City that’s fast gaining popularity. Videos and photos of people flocking to the New Ilihan Bridge in Barangay Ilihan in Toledo City, located 47.2 kilometers southwest of Cebu…

River management board to monitor Subangdaku River

Morexette B. Erram 01/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Village officials of Subangdaku, Mandaue City are planning to create a river management board whose main task is to ensure the cleanliness, and improve the water quality of Subangdaku River.  Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad…

Photos of mounds of trash on Subangdaku River goes viral  

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/02/2019

Photos of plastic trash floating like an island on Subangdaku River in Mandaue City are now making the rounds on social media.  The photos were posted by a Facebook user identified as Clark Robinson Baylon who expressed…

Plan to recover WWII army tank submerged in Medellin’s river excite netizens

Doris C. Bongcac 12/05/2018

Netizens look forward to the recovery of the World War II (WWII) army tank that is now submerged in Medellin town’s Dagusungan River. Giles Anthony Villamor, Medellin’s planning officer, said in a Facebook post at around 11…

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