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  1. Condoms Block Drainage System in Montego Bay

    4 Aug 2016- 09:43 by Local Press Report MONTEGO BAY Jamaica Observer Flooding in downtown Montego Bay during heavy downpour has been attributed, in part, to the dumping of copious numbers of condoms, among other garbage into the South Gully. Environment P ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2016 - 09:43

  2. Jamaican Government, Unions Locked in Battle Over Future of NWC

    1 Aug 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer Trade unions representing National Water Commission (NWC) workers say that they are concerned about comments made in the recent sectoral debate in Parliament by minister with responsibility ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2016 - 08:26

  3. Jamaica's NWC President Defends Utility's Operations, Collections

    25 Jul 2016- 10:13 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer President of the National Water Commission (NWC) Mark Barnett was last Wednesday forced to defend the operations of the utility company and the efforts being made to collect the billions o ...

    Local Press Report - 07/25/2016 - 10:13

  4. Jamaica's NWC Reports Higher Water Levels

    22 Jul 2016- 09:23 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that it is in a much better position now than it was in the last two years to supply water to its customers, with most of its sources having ...

    Local Press Report - 07/22/2016 - 09:23

  5. Jamaica's NWC Trains Staff in Non-Revenue Water Management

    21 Jul 2016- 08:53 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer Some 400 employees of the National Water Commission (NWC) are to be trained and certified under the NWC’s Kingston and St Andrew (KSA) Non-Revenue Water Reduction (NRW) Co-Management Progr ...

    Local Press Report - 07/21/2016 - 08:53

  6. Jamaican Education Ministry Welcomes Water Supply Project

    18 Jul 2016- 09:15 by Local Press Report ST. ELIZABETH Jamaica Observer Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green has welcomed the breaking of ground for the installation of 4.6 kilometres of pipeline on the Hounsl ...

    Local Press Report - 07/18/2016 - 09:15

  7. Jamaica's NWC Reports Decline In Water Production at St. James and St. Ann Facilities

    13 Jul 2016- 09:26 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that another two of its water supply systems are seeing declines in production. According to the utility company, there’s a 40-per cent decl ...

    Local Press Report - 07/13/2016 - 09:26

  8. Jamaica to Invest $3 Billion in Water Sector Over Next Decade

    20 Jun 2016- 09:04 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The Government is targeting an investment of US$3 billion in the water sector to be achieved within the next 10 years. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job ...

    Local Press Report - 06/20/2016 - 09:04

  9. Raw Sewage Dumping Threatens Reef Restoration Project in Jamaica

    7 Jun 2016- 08:00 by Local Press Report PORT ANTONIO Jamaica Observer Fishing interests in Port Antonio are concerned that the reef restoration project now being piloted in that end of the island could be threatened by what they say are high levels of unt ...

    Local Press Report - 06/07/2016 - 08:00

  10. Jamaican Government to Address Water, Sewage, Housing Issues in West Kingston

    16 May 2016- 08:46 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The Government will be undertaking major work to improve social infrastructure and amenities in West Kingston. Dr Horace Chang, who toured sections of Tivoli Gardens and Denham Town on Fri ...

    Local Press Report - 05/16/2016 - 08:46

  11. Jamaica to Spend $162 Million on Water Improvement Projects

    2 May 2016- 09:50 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner The government is to spend close to J$20 billion this year on two major water improvement projects in St Catherine. Minister with responsibility for water, Dr Horace Chang, says J$13.5 billi ...

    Local Press Report - 05/02/2016 - 09:50

  12. 70,000 People in Eastern Cuba Receive Potable Water Via Tankers

    25 Apr 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Some 70,000 residents in Cuba’s Santiago de Cuba province, which has been hit hard by severe drought, are now currently receiving potable water via tanker trucks, according to National Water Resou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2016 - 10:31

  13. Jamaica to Build Minor Water Supply Systems in Four Parishes

    11 Apr 2016- 08:46 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Information Service Minor water supply systems are to be established in four parishes under a pilot project being undertaken by the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development. Access In ...

    Local Press Report - 04/11/2016 - 08:46

  14. WRA Chief Blames Jamaica's Water Woes on Distribution System

    14 Mar 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer With Kingston predicted to be one of the world’s cities that could reach climate departure much sooner than the projected 2047, managing director of the Water Resources Authority (WRA), Ba ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2016 - 08:57

  15. Jamaica's Premier-Elect Meets With Health, Water Officials

    3 Mar 2016- 08:47 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer Two days before being sworn in as Prime Minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness yesterday met with stakeholders in the health and water sectors. Holness and General Secretary Dr Horace Chang, y ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2016 - 08:47

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