Location



Area               : 678.7 sq. km
Region           : VII
Provinces      : Cebu
Municipalities : 10
Barangays      : 214
Outlet             : Mactan Channel, Tañon Strait, Cebu Strait, Sogud Bay, Tobogon Bay, Bogo Bay, Hagnaya Bay, Badian Bay
Est. Pop’n       : 1.78 M (April 2018)
RBO                 : Central Cebu River Basins Management Council
RDC Reso.       : RDC Resolution No. 35 (S. 2012)
Forestland       : 52.36 sq. km
A&D                  : 357.84 sq.km
NGP Area         : 192.3115 sq. km
Proposed Investment         : PHP 36,047,622,000.00

VISION

“A REVITALIZED RIVER BASIN EFFECTIVELY MANAGED BY EMPOWERED STAKEHOLDERS AND SUPPORTING A SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY IN CENTRAL CEBU”

MISSION

  • Disaster preparedness and natural and human-made disaster prevention response
  • Management of supply and use of water
  • Protection of water resources from pollution by proper waste management
  • Formulation of effective livelihood program and management for water security, poverty alleviation and employment are very important in water resources management, and
  • Creation and mobilization of appropriate river basin organization
  • Sustainable management of basin watershed with focus on their protection and restoration/rehabilitation including policy reforms, strengthening of management practices through capability building, IEC and improve management information system as well support programs for research and development and monitoring and evaluation

GOAL

Reduce the vulnerability and increase the resilience of communities and ecosystems to climate change

PROTECTED AREAS
  1. Central Cebu Protected Landscape
  2. Buhisan Watershed Forest Reserve
  3. Sudlon National Park
  4. Central Cebu National Park
  5. Kotkot-Lusaran River Watershed Forest Reserve
  6. Mananga Watershed Forest Reserve
CRITICAL WATERSHEDS
  1. Kotkot Watershed
  2. Mananga Watershed
  3. Lusaran-Combado Watershed
  4. Cansaga Watershed
  5. Butuanon Watershed
  6. Cebu City Watershed
ECOSYTEM SERVICES

  • Rainfall: 1,588.8 mm




  • Flora: ~2000 species
  • Fauna: ~250 species

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND PROBLEMS
  • Excessive quarrying
  • Severe erosion
  • Over extraction of groundwater
  • Untapped natural water sources
  • Polluted waterways
  • Dried up rivers
  • Saline water intrusion
  • Conflicts over water rights
  • Conflicts on water sourcing and sharing
  • Water demand over increasing population
STRATEGIES
  • Meet the Increasing Demand
  • Water Demand Reduction
  • Protection of the Resources
  • Water Governance and Research and Development

  • Clean-up drives
  • Strict Implementation of the Solid waste management plan
  • Establishment of Materials Recovery Facility

  • Recommended River Basin Organization
  • Monitoring and Evaluation System
  • Data Base Management
  • Information, Education and Communications Strategy
  • Investment Plan
  • Impact Assessment and Analysis

  • Integration of DRRMMC Principles
  • Drainage Improvement
  • Community Involvement

    • Wetlands and Integrated Water Resources Management
    • Improving Site Management
    • Regulation and Land-Use Planning
    • Property Rights and Improving the Distribution of Cost and Benefits
    • Using Market– Based Instruments to Protect Water and Wetland Ecosystem Services

    River Basin Organization


    The CCRBMC as an Organization
    The CCRBMC is a multi-stakeholder organization composed of government mandated agencies , relevant civil society groups, and government owned and controlled corporations who in their capacity as juridical persons signify their concern for a collaborative action towards an integrated river basins management using the IWRM Principles and adapting the Integrated Watershed / River Basins and Ecosystems Management approach as an overarching strategy to ENRM.