Desalination plants underway — MCWD

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/24/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The desalination plants that are expected to lift Metro Cebu out of a “water crisis” is well underway as the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) is set to award the project to…

Duterte to give MCWD P1 B for pipe rehabilitation — Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella revealed in his Charter Day speech that President Rodrigo Duterte has promised to give P1 billion to the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) to help solve Metro Cebu’s…

PWRI: Desalination plant in SRP can help alleviate Metro Cebu’s water crisis

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Pilipinas Water Resources Incorporated (PWRI), a private water supplier at the South Road Properties (SRP) in Cebu City, said the reclamation area can help alleviate the water crisis in the metro. Geoffer…

Gwen tells ‘dismissed’ MCWD board: Think of delicadeza, step down

Rosalie Abatayo 10/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia called on the “dismissed” members of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) Board of Directors (BOD) to “think of delicadeza” amid the latter’s refusal to heed their termination order.…

Labella tells MCWD Board: Step down or face legal consequences

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has warned the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) Board of Directors that if they do not step down from their posts following their termination on October 15, 2019,…

Political names among candidates for MCWD Board

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella confirmed on Thursday afternoon, October 17, 2019, that at least 25 names–including some prominent political names–have been recommended for the new Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Cebu…

In the absence of a board, MCWD management to report to Labella

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 10/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) will not have a Board of Directors (BOD) for at least a week as Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is looking for a new set of leaders…

Cebu City Water Advisory Committee to probe MCWD for water crisis

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The newly formed Cebu City Water Advisory Committee has been tasked by Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella to probe the “water crisis” the city is experiencing following the decline in the water supply…

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