MCWD to start construction of desalination plant in October – Marigondon, Lapu-Lapu, Philippines

“By the end of October, we will be signing (the contract) and the actual construction of the 30 MLD (millions of liter per day) desalination plant in Barangay Marigondon will start,” said MCWD chairman Jose Daluz III in a mix of Cebuano and English on Monday, September 19, 2022.

Daluz said the MCWD is looking for other sources of water, including the 20 MLD desalination plant of Vivant Hydrocore Holdings Inc. in Cordova town.

He said they also hope to start construction of a 25 MLD desalination plant in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu [
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MCWD to start construction of desalination plant in October – Marigondon, Lapu-Lapu, Philippines2022-09-27T02:11:16+02:00

Acciona eyes $12 billion pipeline projects in Philippines – Philippines

Spanish infrastructure and energy conglomerate Acciona is setting its sights on at least $12 billion worth of projects in the Philippines to add to its around $2 billion worth of awarded contracts so far.

Acciona regional director for the Philippines and Southeast Asia Ruben Camba told The STAR in an interview that the company has identified a pipeline of water, construction, and concession projects in the region worth around $25 billion, which the company is interested in.

He said 50 percent of the $25 billion projects are [
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Acciona eyes $12 billion pipeline projects in Philippines – Philippines2022-05-02T15:53:47+02:00

Remote village in Dinagat gets desalination equipment – Philippines

A solar-powered desalination equipment is now in use in a remote village in Dinagat town in the province of Dinagat Islands, the Department of Trade and Industry – Caraga (DTI-13) said Thursday.

In a statement, the DTI-13 said the desalination equipment will address the problem of safe and potable water in Barangay Cab-ilan, one of the areas hardest hit by Typhoon Odette in December last year.

Through the assistance of DTI-13, the desalination equipment was set up and launched on Wednesday in the village.

Remote village in Dinagat gets desalination equipment – Philippines2022-02-11T10:41:04+01:00

Filinvest provides free potable water to Typhoon Odette victims in Cebu – Philippines

Filinvest Land, through its Pusong Filinvest disaster relief program, distributed free potable water to families affected by TY Odette in Cebu.

The distribution was done in coordination with the local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management offices of Lapu Lapu City, Talisay City, and Cebu City.

The heavy rainfall and strong winds carried by Typhoon Odette brought severe devastation to Cebu cutting off access to water and power.

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Filinvest provides free potable water to Typhoon Odette victims in Cebu – Philippines2021-12-30T15:52:26+01:00

BARMM Gives 10 Water Desalination Machines To Sulu, Tawi-Tawi – Philippines

The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) government has provided 10 water desalination machines to the island provinces of Sulu and Tawi-Tawi to ensure the availability of potable water.

Minister Naguib Sinarimbo of the Ministry of the Interior and Local Government (MILG) – BARMM said here Tuesday the machines, costing PHP20 million each, have an output capacity of 22,000 liters of water per day and can operate for 8-10 hours.

“Five desalination machines are allotted each for the two island provinces,” he told reporters in an interview.

BARMM Gives 10 Water Desalination Machines To Sulu, Tawi-Tawi – Philippines2021-09-01T12:44:19+02:00

3 Sulu island towns receive desalination machines – Philippines

THE Ministry of the Interior and Local Government in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MILF-Barmm) released three desalination machines worth P60 million on Saturday, August 28, to the Provincial Government of Sulu.

Sulu Provincial Administrator Erwin Tan, who received the desalination machines on behalf of Governor Abdusakur Tan, said the equipment are intended for the island towns of Hadji Panglima Tahil, Pandami, and Pata.  

Each desalination machine has an output capacity of 22,000 liters of water per day and can operate for eight to 10 hours. Each [
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3 Sulu island towns receive desalination machines – Philippines2021-08-31T16:27:25+02:00

3 Sulu island towns to get desalination machines – Philippines

THE Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Barmm) is set to deliver the first three sets of desalination machines worth P20 million each to three island towns in the province of Sulu to address the crisis of drinking water in the three municipalities.

The identified recipients of the desalination machines are the island municipalities of Pata, Pandami, and Hadji Panglima Tahil.

Barmm Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim reiterated that the distribution of the desalination machine project is intended for waterless communities in island provinces that have no access to clean [
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3 Sulu island towns to get desalination machines – Philippines2021-08-01T14:57:39+02:00

Filinvest utility arm lands 25-year Metro Cebu water supply deal – Philippines

Gotianun-led Filinvest Development Corp.’s FDC Utilities Inc. (FDCUI) secured a 25-year bulk water supply deal with the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD).

In a statement, FDCUI said its wholly-owned subsidiary, FDC Water Utilities Inc., was given a notice of award by the MCWD for its unsolicited proposal to put up desalination plants to supply potable water to Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City, and Talisay City.

FDCUI added that FDC Water Utilities obtained the deal following its success in the competitive challenge process as prescribed by the 2013 National Economic and [
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Filinvest utility arm lands 25-year Metro Cebu water supply deal – Philippines2021-07-10T15:07:37+02:00

MCWD eyes Mangasang Falls as water source – Philippines

THE Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) is now searching for water sources aside from pursuing the construction of desalination plants in Metro Cebu.

This hunt for water supply led MCWD chairman Jose Daluz III and directors Francisco “Frank” Malilong Jr., Miguelito Pato and Judelyn Mae Seno to visit Mangasang Falls in the mountain barangay of Tagbao, Cebu City on Thursday, June 24, 2021.

Mangasang Falls could supply 200,000 cubic meters of water per day in the rainy season, and 2,000 cubic meters of water per day in the dry [
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MCWD eyes Mangasang Falls as water source – Philippines2021-06-25T10:53:00+02:00
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