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  1. Hybrid Solar and Wind Project to Focus on Desalination

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report ST. JOHN'S Renewable Energy Magazine The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), has signed a $15 million concessionary loan agreement for the development of a hybrid solar and wind generation project in the Ca ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  2. Minister: Barbuda Produces More Than Enough Water

    14 Sep 2016- 10:29 by Local Press Report ST. JOHN'S Antigua Observer An APUA official has supported claims by the APUA and Utilities Minister, Sir Robin Yearwood, who said that Barbuda has more water than residents can consume. “That plant we have in ...

    Local Press Report - 09/14/2016 - 10:29

  3. Barbudans to Start Paying for Water

    23 May 2016- 08:52 by Local Press Report ST. JOHN'S Antigua Observer For the first time ever, Barbudans will be required to pay for water once APUA commissions its reverse osmosis plant next week. The rate will be the same as that paid on Antigua. Ac ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2016 - 08:52

  4. Antigua Reservoirs Not Replenished Despite Recent Rains

    25 Apr 2016- 08:06 by Local Press Report ST. JOHN'S Antigua Observer Climatologist Dale Destin says last week’s rains have fallen short of the amount needed to end the nation’s long running drought. Unfortunately, much of that rain did not fall in th ...

    Local Press Report - 04/25/2016 - 08:06

  5. Antigua Cabinet to Finalize Water Conservation Law Soon

    19 Apr 2016- 09:22 by Local Press Report ST. JOHN'S Antigua Observer Minister with responsibility for utilities, Robin Yearwood has confirmed that Cabinet will soon be in a position to finalise new regulations to conserve water. Additionally, Yearwoo ...

    Local Press Report - 04/19/2016 - 09:22

  6. Antigua Has Highest Monthly Water Deficit in Eastern Caribbean

    18 Apr 2016- 09:30 by Local Press Report ST. JOHN'S Antigua Observer Antigua has the highest monthly water deficit in per cent terms in the entire OECS according to a new study on the issue. Climate Scarcity St John's Antigua and Barbuda Organiz ...

    Local Press Report - 04/18/2016 - 09:30

  7. Caribbean Drought to Continue Through May 2016

    9 Dec 2015- 08:47 by Local Press Report ST. JOHN'S Caribbean 360 The climate outlook for the Caribbean region for the six months ending May 2016 will bring no comfort to Antiguans and other Caribbean nationals who have also been battling drought cond ...

    Local Press Report - 07/18/2016 - 23:32

  8. Sixty-Nine Countries Facing Extreme Competition for Water: WRI

    18 Dec 2013- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States A new study by Washington, DC-based research group the World Resources Institute (WRI) found that 69 of countries around the world are facing extreme competition for water resourc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2013 - 10:20

  9. Caribbean Water Utility Professionals Meet for Third Annual Conference

    28 Jun 2013- 09:43 by Local Press Report ANTIGUA Caribarena Antigua Engineers, water and waste-water operators, water and waste laboratory analysts, stakeholders, and other water and waste-water industry professionals from utilities across the Caribbean w ...

    Local Press Report - 06/28/2013 - 09:43

  10. Environmentalist Calls for National Water Resources Management Plan


    Local Press Report - 05/24/2013 - 18:12

  11. Raw Sewage Dumped Into Flashes Area

    23 Mar 2012- 09:48 by Local Press Report ST. JOHN’S Caribarena Information reaching Caribarena.com has said raw sewage is routinely being poured into Antigua’s environmentally sensitive Flashes area at an average rate of about 1,000 metric tons every mont ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2013 - 18:12

  12. Sewage Dumping Threatens Wetlands in Antigua


    Local Press Report - 05/24/2013 - 18:12

  13. Public Water Authority Announces Project to Improve Water Supply

    8 Dec 2011- 12:35 by Local Press Report ST. JOHN’S Antigua Observer Antigua’s public water authority announced that a project is under way to upgrade and extend mainline water supply coverage throughout the country. Project manager Tesfa Francis said the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2013 - 18:12

  14. Central Board of Health Concerned About Increase in Dengue Cases

    1 Sep 2011- 10:03 by Local Press Report ST JOHN’S Antigua Observer The Antiguan Central Board of Health (CBH) is concerned about a possible increase in cases of dengue fever following rains caused by Tropical Storm Irene. Chief Health Inspector Lionel Mic ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2013 - 18:12

  15. Rainstorms Cause Flooding, Expose Poor Drainage, Infrastructure

    19 May 2011- 10:28 by Local Press Report SAINT JOHN’S Antigua Observer Recent heavy rains in Antigua and Barbuda caused flooding in low-lying areas and revealed the poor drainage and structural design in the areas most affected-- Parham, Falmouth, Cobbs C ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:58