JICA, MCWD sign documents for Septage Management Program

PR 01/16/2019

CEBU CITY,  Philippines — After months of complying with some requirements related to the proposed comprehensive Septage Management Program for Metro Cebu, a signing ceremony was held last January 11, 2019 to signal another milestone. The Signing…

Septage ordinance violators to join coastal cleanup day

09/10/2018

At least 33 families in Cebu City were issued notices by the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) last Friday for violating Section 26 of City Ordinance No. 2398, which requires every household to have their…

P1B septage facility eyed at N. Reclamation Area

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/28/2018

A P1-billion budget from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will be used to develop a septage treatment facility in a land under the 93-1 lot swap agreement. Gordon Alan Joseph, co-chair of the Metro Cebu Development…

PASSI secures P120 million loan for expansions

Aileen Garcia-Yap 05/08/2017

A Cebu-based company engaged in medical and septage waste treatment business has secured a P120 million loan from the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) to finance upgrading and expansions set this year. In an interview, Pollution…

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…

Septage fees for haulers next month

Doris C. Bongcac 08/27/2014

The Cebu City government starts its collection of fees from private waste haulers into Cebu City’s septage plant next month. Lawyer Jade Ponce, head of the Solid Waste Management Board, said they are considering a fee of…

City’s treatment plant ready to process wastes

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/27/2014

Cebu City’s own Septage Treatment Plant (STP) at the North Reclamation Area is now officially ready for use. Mayor Michael Rama led the inauguration  yesterday alongside representatives from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Japanese…

Resurrecting rivers

06/25/2014

Cebu City’s official opening of a septic treatment plant tomorrow is a long-awaited initiative that should have as its ultimate goal the rehabilitation of rivers and other waterways in the metropolis. City Hall expects the plant to…

Septic plant, law to bar dumping in rivers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/23/2014

With Cebu City’s septic treatment plant (STP) going full blast on Thursday this week, the city government expects private septic haulers to stop dumping untreated waste in the city’s rivers and other waterways. “(With the formal opening…

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