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Water now enough but not pressure

By LITO RULONA with ANJANETTE VILLAMOR Correspondents RIO Verde Water Consortium Inc. significantly increased its supply of treated water to the Cagayan de Oro Water District but problems on the pipeline pressure is keeping it from reaching many households and establishments. Ladelle Sagrado, COWD spokesperson, said the volume of water …

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COWD, Rio Verde long want out of contract

By NITZ ARANCON and LITO RULONA, Correspondents THE only thing that’s keeping the Cagayan de Oro Water District and Rio Verde Water Consortium Inc. together is the controversial contract they signed in 2005. Both want out. COWD general manager Rachel Beja is waiting for a court to decide on the …

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Build own drainage system, Alwana told

THE City Council committee on subdivision and landed estate chaired by Councilor Dometilo Acenas Jr. acted on the request of Villaflora Subdivision for a solution regarding their prevailing flooding problem. In his letter request to the committee, Engr. Rexar Rañoa, president of Villaflora Subdivision II Homeowners Association, said the residents …

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Water crisis won’t end today, Lao says

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent THE water crisis gripping western parts of the city and Opol town in Misamis Oriental is far from over. Councilor Teodulfo Lao Jr. said this yesterday after he inspected the damaged main steel pipeline of Rio Verde Water Consortium Inc. in Taguanao, Barangay Indahag, and its …

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Oca on Rio Verde’s quake claim: Lame

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent MAYOR Oscar Moreno yesterday frowned over Rio Verde Water Consortium Inc.’s claim that the nearly two-week water shortage in many parts of the city resulted from the Sept. 24 earthquake that rocked Wao, Lanao del Sur, and other Mindanao areas. Moreno said this even as he …

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