MERGE SEARCH. The search and rescue operations for a missing fisherman in the waters of southern Negros Occidental and Guimaras continued yesterday* (PCG-Negros Occidental photo)


Ceneco starts reimbursing
overcharged consumers
BY MARCHEL P. ESPINA

The Central Negros Electric Cooperative has started reimbursing consumers with overcharged electric bills in the previous months.

“We already deducted the overcharged amount in the April and May bills,” Ceneco consumer service division head, Roel Venus, said yesterday.

Ceneco is among the six distribution utilities in the country that failed to comply with the directive of the Energy Regulatory Commission to alleviate the financial difficulties of power consumers due to strict quarantine measures. moremoremore


Baciwa rectifying billing errors
BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO

The Bacolod City Water District yesterday committed to rectify erroneous billings it issued on March, April and May when no actual reading was conducted due to the community quarantine lockdown, and assured that it will make the corresponding adjustments.

Baciwa general manager Juliana Carbon yesterday said they are doing their best to correct all the errors and are making adjustments in the water billings which may take two to three months. She apologized to the consumers for the erroneous billings that she claimed were due to computer errors and average computation done.

They conducted actual reading on May, June and July, Carbon said during the committee hearing initiated by Bacolod Councilor Wilson Gamboa Jr., who authored a resolution asking Baciwa to explain the hefty increase on water consumption reading in the April to June billings, and to make adjustments. moremoremore

 

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‘180 ARBs receive farm inputs
BY MARCHEL P. ESPINA & MAX N. MACAHILO

Some 180 agrarian reform beneficiaries in Bago City received farm productivity assistance, consisting of vegetable seeds and farm tools, from the Department of Agrarian Reform-Negros Occidental 2.

Sheila Enciso, DAR Region 6 director, led the project launching Wednesday at the Don Isidro Villarosa Auditorium in Bago and said the provision of farm productivity assistance to ARBs is a component of the agency’s ARBOld Move Project.

The assistance consists of starter kits for crop production, such as seeds, fertilizer, and pesticides, and necessary farm tools and implements.