The Bacolod Bulk Water Inc.will inaugurate its water treatment facility and will turnover to the Bacolod City Water District a water tanker, as part of their joint venture on bulk water today in Brgy. Granada, Bacolod City.
However, General Manager Juliana Carbon said this is not an assurance that the company could deliver water to BACIWA and its consumers right away.
In an interview yesterday Carbon said the company has not yet given the go-signal and instructions on how and where they will inject the water pipes, as it is part of the contract.
Ang assures food safety
Bacolod City Councilor and MassKara Festival Action Officer EmAng assured that drives to ensure the safety of visiting tourists during the 3-week celebration of this year's festival are ongoing.
Ang saidTuesday that they are conducting food safety inspections and security monitoring of the festivities and announced that there was zero incident in the first 10 days of the celebration.
She said sanitary inspections are also being conducted on all kiosks who sell food like chicken inasal and other kinds of street food during the festival events and activities.
sites eyed in Sagay
More community-led eco-tourism sites are eyed to be established in Sagay City, Negros Occidental, to help empower various communities through enterprises and tourism, Information and Tourism head Helen Cutillar said.
Cutillar said in an interview Monday that the city government is being encouraged to help more communities in the city, making their own Suyac Island as a benchmark to this kind of community-led and sustainable eco-tourism.
“We are working to help more people by engaging in this type of tourism activities,” she said.