In water-stressed Singapore, a search for new solutions to keep the taps flowing

02/26/2024

SINGAPORE (AP) — A crack of thunder booms as dozens of screens in a locked office flash between live video of cars splashing through wet roads, drains sapping the streets dry, and reservoirs collecting the precious rainwater…

MCWD inks deal to provide additional water supply to Talisay City residents

Wenilyn Sabalo 08/11/2023

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) entered into a bulk water supply agreement with a private firm to provide additional water supply to Talisay City residents. In a statement, the water district…

Mayor Chan to deploy team to monitor price of drinking water in Lapu-Lapu City

Futch Anthony Inso 08/04/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said he will deploy an inspection team that will monitor the price of drinking water within the city. This after the Lapu-Lapu City Water Station Owners Association (LLCWSAO) expressed…

MCWD inks contract with construction firm for Lapu pipe-laying project

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) signed a contract with a Cebu City-based private construction firm Philkonstrak Development Corp. to implement a P100-million transmission and distribution pipeline project along Agus to Mactan Circumferential Road in…

What happened to the water pipe that burst in Brgy. Kamputhaw?

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 05/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Residents in Brgy. Kamputhaw, Cebu City woke up to some bad news – their water supply got interrupted after a transmission line burst on Thursday dawn, May 11, 2023. The Metropolitan Cebu Water…

500 households in Ermita now have access to potable water

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) has commissioned its expansion project in Brgy. Ermita, Cebu City, that will serve the village’s innermost communities.  MCWD chairperson and lawyer Jose ‘Joey’ Daluz III, together with…

Lusaran water facility to start supplying in uptown Cebu City on Sept. 18

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Lusaran bulk water project in Cebu City will start operating and supplying water in uptown villages this September 18, the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) said. MCWD, in a statement, said that…

Employees Union asks Daluz to step down as MCWD chair

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The MCWD Employees Union (MEU) is asking MCWD chairman Atty. Jose Daluz III to resign as head of the water district. MEU, the union of about 510 permanent Metropolitan Cebu Water District employees,…

MCWD sets consultative meetings, public hearings on tariff adjustments

PR 07/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) has scheduled this month a series of consultative meetings with local officials, from mayors to councilors and down to barangay level to apprise them and get their…

MCWD partially restores water supply in 98 barangays

Doris C. Bongcac 01/01/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – More and more Cebuanos are now getting water from the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD). On New Year’s Eve, MCWD reported that they already managed to partially restored water supply in 98 barangays…

79 barangays in MCWD’ franchise area now have water

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Water supply has been restored in 79 barangays within the franchise area of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD).  In a statement, MCWD said supply of water has been restored in 79 out of the…

Cebu City Fire Office sets up bathing stations for free

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Residents, who have no access to the water supply yet, can visit the Bureau of Fire and Protection Office (BFP-7) and avail of the free bathing stations set up there. The BFP-7 office…

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