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  1. Well Runs Dry in Jamaican Estate

    22 Apr 2015- 09:22 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The Dynamic Environmental Management Limited (DEML), which distributes water supplied by the National Irrigation Commission (NIC), confirmed yesterday that the NIC continues to have techni ...

    Local Press Report - 04/22/2015 - 09:22

  2. Jamaica Launches Rivershed Management Project

    15 Apr 2015- 10:20 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer In a move to remedy the severe degradation of the Hope River and the Yallahs River, the Jamaica government, with support from the Inter-American Bank and the Global Environment Facility on ...

    Local Press Report - 04/15/2015 - 10:20

  3. St. Thomas Residents Concerned About Use of Asbestos Cement Pipes

    6 Apr 2015- 10:06 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner The use of asbestos cement pipes by the National Water Commission (NWC) is causing concern in yet another community. Asbestos is a known cancer-causing agent, and despite the World Health Or ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2015 - 10:06

  4. Power Outages Cause Water Shortages in Parts of Jamaica

    24 Mar 2015- 10:30 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The National Water Commission in a press release Monday advised that customers in sections of the Corporate Area, Clarendon, Portland, and St Thomas are without their regular water supply ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2015 - 10:30

  5. No Drought Expected in Jamaica This Year: Official

    11 Mar 2015- 10:21 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer Head of the Climate Branch of the Meteorological Service of Jamaica, Jeffrey Spooner, says the island should not find itself in the tormenting throes of a drought this year, at least not f ...

    Local Press Report - 03/11/2015 - 10:21

  6. Five People Tried for Water Theft in Manchester, Jamaica

    4 Mar 2015- 10:01 by Local Press Report MANCHESTER Jamaica Observer Five Manchester residents were recently found guilty of illegal usage of water and trespassing on the works of the National Water Commission (NWC). NWC said in a release Tuesday that the ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2015 - 10:01

  7. Utility Costs an Issue for Businesses in Jamaica

    3 Mar 2015- 09:49 by Local Press Report ROSE HALL Jamaica Observer Wayne Cummings, the senior director for administration and business processes at Sandals Resorts International, has cited the high cost of utilities as a major challenge for businesses ope ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2015 - 09:49

  8. Jamaica's NWC Commissions New Pumping Station

    2 Mar 2015- 09:58 by Local Press Report ST. CATHERINE Jamaica Gleaner For the first time in decades, consistent piped water is now available to residents of several communities in the Mount Rosser area of St Catherine. This after the National Water Commis ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2015 - 09:58

  9. Jamaica's NWC to Upgrade Water Systems

    16 Feb 2015- 10:49 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Information Service Water supplied to approximately 200,000 residents served by the National Water Commission’s (NWC) facilities at Martha Brae, Trelawny, will be significantly boosted to 11 millio ...

    Local Press Report - 02/16/2015 - 10:49

  10. Jamaica Gets IADB Funding for Climate Resilience

    6 Feb 2015- 09:23 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer Jamaica will increase its resilience to climate change by enhancing the adaptive capacity of the agriculture and tourism sectors and watershed management, using a US$10 million highly-conce ...

    Local Press Report - 02/06/2015 - 09:23

  11. Jamaica's National Water Commission Announces Sewer Main Repairs

    3 Feb 2015- 10:13 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Go Jamaica The National Water Commission is advising the public that a section of the sewer main in the vicinity of Caledonia Avenue and Old Hope Road has collapsed resulting in an overflow along the roadwa ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2015 - 10:13

  12. Jamaican Authorities Crack Down on Water Seller

    22 Jan 2015- 10:55 by Local Press Report KINGSTON The Gleaner A STOP order has been placed on the water-selling operation at the former Kingston Ice Making Company Limited after the Water Resources Authority (WRA) determined that Liguanea Lane Pharmacy Li ...

    Local Press Report - 01/22/2015 - 10:55

  13. Sewage Plant Vandalized in Jamaica

    6 Jan 2015- 10:10 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The National Water Commission (NWC) says that vital equipment was stolen from the Portmore Pines Sewage Pumping Station in St Catherine and the facility vandalised on Sunday January 4. The ...

    Local Press Report - 01/06/2015 - 10:10

  14. High Turbidity Closes Plant in Jamaica

    19 Dec 2014- 10:34 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Go Jamaica National Water Commission customers in some sections of St Catherine are presently experiencing low water pressure or without water as a result of high turbidity (muddy water) affecting inflows ...

    Local Press Report - 12/19/2014 - 10:34

  15. IADB Lends Jamaica $18 Million for Climate Change

    15 Dec 2014- 10:31 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Inter-American Development Bank Jamaica will increase its resilience to climate change by enhancing the adaptive capacity of the agriculture and tourism sectors and watershed management, using a US$1 ...

    Local Press Report - 12/15/2014 - 10:31

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