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  1. First Desal Plant Installed in St Lucy, Barbados

    26 Aug 2016- 09:55 by Local Press Report BRIDGETOWN Barbados Today The Minister in charge of managing the country’s critical water resource is touting desalination as the only solution to the island’s perennial water woes. On Wednesday, Minister of ...

    Local Press Report - 08/26/2016 - 09:55

  2. Caribbean Countries Must Improve Capacity to Deal With Drought, Extreme Weather Events: FAO

    23 Jun 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRIDGETOWN, Barbados With climate change expected to increase the intensity and frequency of droughts in the Caribbean region, countries there must enhance their capability to deal with these extreme weather ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2016 - 10:47

  3. BWA Says Relief Could Come Soon for Some Barbadians Facing Water Shortages

    11 Apr 2016- 08:52 by Local Press Report BRIDGETOWN Nation News Water-starved Barbadians who depend on the Castle Grant reservoir in St Joseph are being promised some relief by the end of the month. Access Scarcity Utilities BRIDGETOWN Barbados Barbados ...

    Local Press Report - 04/11/2016 - 08:53

  4. BWA Manager Says Exemptions to Water Prohibition Order Will Be Announced Soon

    1 Mar 2016- 09:23 by Local Press Report BRIDGETOWN Nation News There will be some adjustment to the water prohibition order that goes into effect from today. Barbados Water Authority (BWA) acting manager of engineering Charles Marville, in a brief ...

    Local Press Report - 03/01/2016 - 09:23

  5. MP Calls on Barbadians to Focus on Solutions

    23 Feb 2016- 10:42 by Local Press Report BRIDGETOWN Barbados Today Member of Parliament for St Lucy Denis Kellman wants Barbadians to focus on solutions instead of the challenges facing the country. Zeroing in on the recent water outages which he ...

    Local Press Report - 02/23/2016 - 11:54

  6. CEDMA Puts Several Caribbean Countries Under Drought Warning for 2016

    15 Feb 2016- 09:27 by Local Press Report BRIDGETOWN Jamaica Observer The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) said in a statement released on Saturday that several regional countries have been placed under immediate drought watch or ...

    Local Press Report - 02/15/2016 - 09:27

  7. Barbados Water Authority Shuts Down Pumping Station for Maintenance

    11 Feb 2016- 09:43 by Local Press Report BRIDGETOWN Nation News The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to inform the public that its Applewhaite Pumping Station in St Thomas will be shut down on Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in order to facilitate ...

    Local Press Report - 02/11/2016 - 09:44

  8. Climate Change Threatens Caribbean Agriculture, Food Security

    10 Nov 2015- 08:31 by Local Press Report BRIDGETOWN Caribbean 360 Climate change represents a clear and growing threat to food security in the Caribbean with differing rainfall patterns, water scarcity, heat stress and increased climatic variability ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2015 - 08:31

  9. Rural Residents in Barbados Concerned About Water Tanks

    3 Nov 2015- 09:52 by Local Press Report BRIDGETOWN Nation News Some residents of rural water-scarce communities are expressing mixed emotions about the waters tanks installed in their area. Access Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Scarcity Water ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2015 - 09:52

  10. Caribbean Faces Dry Spell, Water Shortages

    13 May 2015- 09:36 by Local Press Report BRIDGETOWN Jamaica Gleaner Caribbean countries are experiencing a prolonged spell of dry weather, leading to a shortage of drinking water, regional officials said this week. Climate Scarcity BRIDGETOWN Barbados ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2015 - 09:36

  11. Caribbean Institute Hosts Drought Workshop

    21 Jan 2015- 10:45 by Local Press Report BRIDGETOWN Barbados News Leader Managing water issues across the region will be the topic of discussion at a workshop being hosted by the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH), over the next four ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2015 - 10:45

  12. Barbados Wants to Host World Environment Day

    3 Jun 2014- 10:02 by Local Press Report BRIDGETOWN The Herald Scottland The Caribbean island of Barbados insists it has very good reasons for hosting this year's World Environment Day (WED). It argues that not only is it particularly vulnerable to ...

    Local Press Report - 06/03/2014 - 10:02

  13. 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 ...

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

  14. Nineteen Latin American Countries Sign Agreement Promising Universal Water and Sanitation

    4 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Representatives of 19 Latin America and Caribbean countries signed a declaration promising universal water and sanitation during the third Latin American Sanitation Conference (LATINOSAN) ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2013 - 10:05

  15. Caribbean Ministers Sign Water Security Agreement

    11 Oct 2012- 08:26 by Local Press Report NASSAU The Bahamas Weekly Nine Caribbean Ministers with responsibility for water resources management have committed themselves to making all essential efforts in addressing water security and climate change in the ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2015 - 09:08

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