BCWD UPDATE (1/20/17 10:00A.M.)
In the observance of the Watershed Consciousness Week, BCWD conducts an Information and Education Campaign (IEC) on the Importance of Watershed at Tagkiling Multi-purpose Hall in Tagkiling, Anticala.
Anchored on the theme, Water is Life: Lets Conserve Water and Protect Watersheds, the IEC activity is participated in by residents of Dugyaman and Tagkiling in Anticala, Butuan City.
Anticala Bgry. Captain Arman Boligol said "Residents of the Taguibo Watershed have obligation to protect...
PROGRESS REPORT Water Rationing January 6, 2017 - present (as of January 10, 2017)
From January 5, 2017, concessionaires of the Butuan City Water District (BCWD) experienced low water pressure while some were waterless due to the heavy rainfall at the Taguibo River Watershed Forest Reserve where the major source of BCWD’s water supply is located. This is brought about by Tropical Depression Auring. The continuous rain has greatly affected the quality of the Taguibo River which recorded its highest turbidity level reaching more...
ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERN: BCWD conducts Watershed Symposium focusing on water quality and forest protections
Butuan City Water District (BCWD) recently conducted the BCWD Watershed Symposium focusing on water quality and forest protections at Sitios Mahayahay and Iyao, Anticala, Butuan City.
Attended by farmers and residents in the Taguibo Watershed, the Watershed Symposium had resource speakers coming from the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) – Nasipit.
Gabriela, urban poor visit BCWD-THRC PPP Bulk Water Project
Representatives of Gabriela, Kabataan, urban poor, transport sector, and Pangabugan Punong Barangay visited recently the Taguibo Water Supply Development and Water Treatment Facility Service Project (TWSDWTFSP) in Iyao, Anticala, Butuan City.
Also known as the BCWD-THRC PPP Bulk Water Project, TWSDWTFSP is a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project between BCWD and TwinPeak Hydro Resources Corporation (THRC), operated by Taguibo Aquatech Solutions Corporation (TASC).
The project consists of a dam with 64m...
Grand View Colleges visit BCWD-THRC PPP Bulk Water Project
Over a hundred scholars, staff and faculty of Grand View Colleges (GVC) were briefed on the Butuan City Water District (BCWD) operation and were updated on the status of the Taguibo Water Supply Development and Water Treatment Facility Service Project (TWSDWTFSP) during their visit recently to the project site in Iyao, Anticala, Butuan City.
Grand View Colleges (GVC) is a non-sectarian and a not-for-profit institution of learning...
EMERGENCY PRESS RELEASE
Date: October 18, 2016
Period of Interruption: 2:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Reason: Emergency repair of leaking 8-inch diameter P.E. pipeline
at Purok 1B, Ampayon, Butuan City near Police Station.
Areas Affected: Purok 1B Ampayon to Taligaman will be waterless.
Concessionaires are advised to prepare for the said water interruption.
Thank you so much for your understanding.
ADVISORY (October 18, 2016 8:00 A.M.)
Early this morning, October 18, 2016, the Taguibo River Watershed Forest Reserve experienced heavy downpour causing the turbidity level of the Taguibo River to rise. At around 5:15 A.M., the Butuan City Water District (BCWD) temporarily suspended the operations at the source at Sitio Iyao, Barangay Anticala since the turbidity level of the Taguibo River reached 42.4 NTU. As of 8:00 A.M., the facilities are already partially operated with water...