Dagupan City Water District inks online banking system with Land Bank

DCWD inks online banking system with Land Bank

DCWD inks online banking system with Land Bank

DCWD inks online banking system with Land Bank

Dagupan City – The Dagupan City Water District (DCWD) became the first water district in Luzon and second in the entire country to enrol its collection and payment system online.

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Dagupan City Water District holds Gender Sensitivity Seminar

GM Adelfo B. Valle, chairman, DCWD TWG, signifies the local water district’s goal to promote gender equality and awareness amongst the District’s workforce.

The Dagupan City Water District recently held a seminar/training last September 19 on Gender Sensitivity which was conducted by no less than Civil Service Commission (CSC) Regional GAD Focal Person Marichu Y. Cuison at the DCWD Training Center, Tambac, Dagupan City.

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In Retrospect

GM Adelfo B. Valle, Llb.

GM Adelfo B. Valle, Llb.

“Life can only be understood backwards.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“In my reminiscence, my experiences do not fade, they grow more vivid.”  – Marcel Proust

With these two epigraphs in mind – the first,by the 19thcentury Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard, underlining the importance of the work of memory in arriving at anunderstanding of one’s life as a whole, and the second, by the 20thcentury French writer Marcel Proust, emphasizing the significance of intensememories in lending emotional meaning to one’s life, especially what I callreminiscence in old age, I thought of attempting to write a short and simpleaccount of my own past.

Many have written of the past. The world today is full of their records. To those who are not too intensely engrossed with the present, there is some pleasure in reviewing things quondam. And may I say here, by way of introduction and apology for this writing, that for while it is something of a task to have to draw on one’s memory for a space of almost 60 years, yet it is not without some degree of pleasure that we take to detail certain things in days gone by.

Speaking of 60 years, as I write this “memoir,” I just became a certified senior citizen of this republic.  So, before the aging process – with its attendant failing eyesight, backaches, muscular pain, sleep disorder, and even dementia – steals my ability to write or even tell my life story, now is the time to scribe my thoughts, especially those stories most familiar and beloved from my own experiences.  This decision comes as I anticipate that someday my memoir would become a family heirloom.

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Dagupan City Water District preventive maintenance schedule

Dagupan City Water District (DCWD) Preventive maintenance

Dagupan City Water District (DCWD) preventive maintenance schedule of public equipment at Nable Pumping Station on August 19, 2014 (Tuesday) from 8:00am – 8:00pm

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Dagupan City Water District personnel attend GAD seminar

 

Dagupan City Water District (DCWD) personnel attend GAD seminarDagupan City Water District (DCWD) personnel attend GAD seminar

The Dagupan City Water District is set to strengthen its commitment to the promotion of the government’s Gender and Development (GAD) program among its workforce.

This was disclosed by its general manager, Adelfo B. Valle, who said that an initial giant step was the proposed organization of a technical working group (TWG) composed of personnel representing DCWD’s four divisions, namely administrative, commercial, production, and engineering.

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Dagupan City Water District celebrates 27th charter anniversary

DCWD 27th Treeplanting together with DENR

DCWD 27th Treeplanting together with DENR

The Dagupan City Water District’s (DCWD) 27th charter anniversary was recently observed and celebrated by the city’s primary water supply agency with simple but meaningful activities.

It commenced with its pro-environment tree-planting and dispersal project on July 24 in which DCWD gave 20,000 seedling bags to the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, which was reciprocated by the latter office by turning over some 2,000 mahogany and banaba seedlings for DCWD’s tree-planting initiatives.

The reciprocal arrangement was made possible through representations made by DCWD board of directors member Raymundo H. Ramos and project chairman Ramil Zareno, OIC production division.

On hand during the exchange were PENRO chief Leduina Co and Celso Salazar, community environment and natural resources officer (DENR).

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GM Valle’s Welcome Address during DCWD’s 27th Commemorative Anniversary Celebration

GM Valle's Welcome Address during DCWD's 27th Commemorative Anniversary Celebration

GM Valle’s Welcome Address during DCWD’s 27th Commemorative Anniversary Celebration

Our distinguished Guest of Honor and Speaker, Her Honor, Mayor Belen Fernandez, who is ably represented by Dr. Edwin Aguirre, Executive Assistant III, City Mayor’s Office, Honorable Councilor Marvin Fabia, Chairman, Committee on Public Utilities and Transportation, other city officials and honored guests, our ever-supportive Board of Directors, headed by Chairman Macky Samson, our hardworking division managers and other officers, as well as all my fellow workers in the Dagupan City Water District, good evening!

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Notice of Water Interruption (All concessionaires except Bonuan Area)

There shall be a water interruption on Saturday, July 5, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM to give way for the cleaning of the water reservoir located at the DCWD Compound, Barangay Tambac, this city.

 To minimize the inconvenience during this period, all concessionaires from the affected areas are advised to store water in clean containers and consume water wisely.

Thank you for your cooperation.

ADELFO B. VALLE

General Manager

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Notice of water interruption (Brgy. Tapuac and portions of Brgy. Lucao)

Please be informed that as of 7:00pm yesterday, 04 June, the Greenfields Pumping Station has bogged down due to equipment malfunction. In view of the foregoing, the above-cited areas shall experience temporary low water pressure while on-going repair of the pumping station is undertaken.

To minimize the inconvenience during this period, all concessionaires from the affected areas are advised to store water in clean containers and consume water wisely.

Rest assured that the Dagupan City Water District shall exert all efforts to restore normal operations thereat as soon as possible.

Thank you for your cooperation.

ADELFO B. VALLE

General Manager

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Notice of Water Interruption (Perez, Perez-market, Mayombo, Zamora, Rivera, Rizal, Rizal Extension, Callejon and Pogo-Guilig

Please be informed that the submersible pump and motor installed at the Perez Pumping Station have bogged down due to the excessive sand pumping thereat.  In view of the foregoing, the above-cited areas shall experience temporary low water pressure while on-going rehabilitation of the pumping station is undertaken starting May 30, 2014 and ending on June 13, 2014.

To minimize the inconvenience during this period, all concessionaires from the affected areas are advised to store water in clean containers and consume water wisely.

Rest assured that the Dagupan City Water District shall exert all efforts to restore normal operations in subject areas as soon as possible.

Thank you for your cooperation.

ADELFO B. VALLE

General Manager

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