Landslide blocks road in barangay Sapangdaku

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/22/2015

A landslide cut off access in a major road in barangay Sapangdaku in Cebu City  which has been  impassable to vehicles since Sunday evening. “It’s totally impassable. Even though there was no rain in the area  Sunday…

Quarry contractors to group together

Melissa Q. Cabahug 04/08/2015

The Cebu Provincial Board and the contractors of the sand and gravel quarrying in Sapangdaku River in Toledo City agreed to form an association for proper monitoring and implementation of quarrying guidelines. PB member Grecilda Sanchez-Zaballero said…

Sonny O supports halt of Sapangdaku quarrying

Melissa Q. Cabahug 03/10/2015

Toledo City Mayor  John Henry “Sonny” Osmeña yesterday called for a total ban of quarrying in the Sapandaku River. He appeared before the Provincial Board (PB) where he said this requires a stop to the issuance of …

Capitol dads ban backhoes in Sapangdaku river quarrying

Melissa Q. Cabahug 03/03/2015

The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) yesterday approved a resolution banning the use of backhoes in river quarrying. The measure came days after the Toledo City Council issued a resolution to halt quarrying in the Sapangdaku River in…

Rama suspends classes in school near river after downpour

Doris C. Bongcac 06/06/2014

Following a heavy downpour in the mountain barangay of Cebu City at dawn Friday, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama suspends classes in a school located along Sapangdaku river. Residents were caught by surprise with the strong water…

Total quarry ban in Sapangdaku mulled

Peter L. Romanillos 02/04/2014

The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (Penro) is proposing a total ban on the extraction of sand and gravel in Sapangdaku River in Toledo City. Penro head Czareem Estella made the recommendation to Gov. Hilario Davide…

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