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MCWD water deficit now affects 50,000 households in Metro Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As the internal political strife surrounding the Metropolitan Cebu Water District or MCWD continues, the shortage of water faced by residents has also persisted. Currently, the water deficit in the MCWD has now reached 50,000 cubic meters per day. This equates to 50,000 households experiencing water supply issues, with each household.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerApr 17th, 2024

El Niño impact: 30M liters of water lost due to dry spell, says MCWD

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The hot season brought by the El Niño has significantly impacted the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) water facility. It was evident in the production of MCWD’s surface water facilities in Barangay Jaclupan in Talisay City and Barangay Lusaran in Cebu City, said MCWD Chair, Lawyer Jose Daluz III, in a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 14th, 2024

MCWD told to explain ‘water shortage’ in Mandaue brgys

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Mandaue City Council has requested officials of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) to appear in their next session to shed light on the water supply problems being experienced here. Councilor Jennifer Del Mar, the chairperson of the Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, sought the appearance of MCWD.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 1st, 2024

LWUA firm on intervention as MCWD water leakage increases

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The battle over authority continues in the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) as the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) stands firm in its decision on the six-month intervention, despite the status quo stance. The LWUA expressed confusion as to why the incumbent MCWD board would not honor the partial intervention, clarifying that.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 21st, 2024

LWUA takes over MCWD’s policy-making functions for six months

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) has assumed control over the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD), a significant step to resolve the long-standing issue as to who will manage the utility firm. LWUA earlier wrote a letter to MCWD Chairman Jose Daluz III and General Manager Edgar Danoso, informing them of.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 16th, 2024

MCWD eyes additional Board members from other LGUs

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The MCWD might include more members on its Board of Directors coming from other LGUs being served by the agency. The new members would represent the other highly-urbanized cities, including five municipalities under Cebu Province. In a press statement on Jan. 24, the MCWD board members said that they are ‘considering.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2024

Philippines posts 196 mln USD deficit in February

MANILA, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines' overall balance of payments (BOP) posted a 196-million-U.S. dollar deficit in February, significantly lower from the 895-million-dollar BOP deficit recorded a year ago, the country's central bank said on Tuesday. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said the BOP deficit in February reflected outflows arising mainly from the national government's foreign currency deb.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 21st, 2024

Bacolod delivers 526K liters of water to El-Niño hit households

Bacolod delivers 526K liters of water to El-Niño hit households.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2024

MCWD: Supply Dropped, expect less water

MCWD: Supply Dropped, expect less water.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsApr 4th, 2024

El Niño affects Cebu, 10 provinces in Visayas

El Niño affects Cebu, 10 provinces in Visayas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2024

MVP Group dominates 20th Philippine Quill Awards

It was a triumphant night for the MVP Group of Companies, encompassing leading entities such as Light Rail Manila Corp., Manila Electric Co., Maynilad Water Services Inc., PLDT, Smart Communications Inc., Makati Medical Center, Maya, Metro Pacific Dumaguete Water Services Inc., Metro Pacific Tollways South Management Corp., Metro Pacific Investments Corp., Meralco – One Meralco Foundation and Metro Pacific Investments Foundation, as its member companies secured a staggering total of 87 awards at the 20th Philippine Quill Awards, organized by the International Association of Business Communicators......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2024

NWRB cuts water supply for Metro next month

The National Water Resources Board will slash the water allocation for Metro Manila to 48 cubic meters per second from 50 cms starting mid-April to conserve water supply that has been impacted by the ongoing El Niño......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 21st, 2024

Philippines posts 740 mln USD deficit in January

MANILA, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines' overall balance of payments (BOP) posted a 740 million U.S. dollars deficit in January 2024, a reversal from the 3.1 billion dollars BOP surplus recorded a year ago, the country's central bank has said. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Monday that the BOP deficit in January reflected outflows arising mainly from the national government's payments of its f.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

Philippines posts 740 mln USD deficit in January

MANILA, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines' overall balance of payments (BOP) posted a 740 million U.S. dollars deficit in January 2024, a reversal from the 3.1 billion dollars BOP surplus recorded a year ago, the country's central bank has said. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Monday that the BOP deficit in January reflected outflows arising mainly from the national government's payments of its f.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

Mayoral bet Jose Daluz shares ‘ABCD’ vision for Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines – “A Brighter Cebu [with] Daluz.” This was the vision shared by Lawyer Jose Daluz III, the current chairman of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) if he wins the mayoral race in the 2025 polls. Daluz revealed his mantra: ABCD, which stands for “A Brighter Cebu [with] Daluz,” in a media.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 5th, 2024

DENR airs concern over water leaks in houses, buildings

There is a higher percentage of leaky water pipes in households and buildings compared to pipes along roads in Metro Manila, an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources warned even as Angat Dam’s water level continued to drop yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 8th, 2024

Cebu Daily Newscast: ‘Water crisis’ in Cebu City, declares Mayor Rama

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday, April 2, 2024. ‘Water crisis’ in Cebu City, declares Mayor Rama Mayor Michael Rama has declared a state of water crisis in Cebu City following the rise in the daily heat index, which.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2024

Water rationing benefits almost 34K Bacolod City households

Water rationing benefits almost 34K Bacolod City households.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsMay 5th, 2024

P25/kilo rice reaches more households in NegOcc

P25/kilo rice reaches more households in NegOcc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

El Niño affects egg production, size

El Niño affects egg production, size.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsApr 19th, 2024

LWUA warns of legal action vs. defiant MCWD board

LWUA warns of legal action vs. defiant MCWD board.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsApr 4th, 2024