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  1. Jamaica's NWC Wins Best Tasting Award

    10 Oct 2013- 10:05 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer For the second year in a row, Jamaica’s National Water Commission (NWC) has been adjudged the provider of the best tasting drinking water in the Caribbean. The company was given the rating ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2013 - 10:05

  2. Jamaica's NWC Awarded Rate Increase

    8 Oct 2013- 09:58 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Go-Jamaica The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has approved a new tariff structure for the National Water Commission (NWC) which will see customers experiencing a 13 or 18 percent increase on their wat ...

    Local Press Report - 10/08/2013 - 09:58

  3. Jamaica to Spend $8.5 Million to Improve Water Supply in West Central St. James

    27 Aug 2013- 09:45 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaican Information Service Minister of State in the Ministry of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Hon. Ian Hayles, has announced that the Government will be carrying out extensive improvement ...

    Local Press Report - 08/27/2013 - 09:45

  4. Jamaica's NWC to Spend $39 Million on Water Projects

    22 Aug 2013- 09:51 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Go-Jamaica The National Water Commission's, K-Factor Unit is to spend just over $4 billion ($39 million USD) out of a $10 billion budget, on water projects islandwide, during the current fiscal year.  ...

    Local Press Report - 08/22/2013 - 09:51

  5. Jamaican Water Supply Project Expected to Be Complete in 2014

    13 Aug 2013- 10:22 by Local Press Report NEGRIL Jamaican Information Service Rehabilitation work on the Nonpareil Water Supply System in Negril, Westmoreland, which is currently underway, is scheduled for completion by the end of 2014. The $445 million pr ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2013 - 10:22

  6. Jamaicans Need to Be More Aware of Climate Change

    2 Aug 2013- 09:54 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaican Information Service Minister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Hon. Robert Pickersgill, has emphasised the need to increase climate change awareness among Jamaicans, noting that the i ...

    Local Press Report - 08/02/2013 - 09:54

  7. Jamaica's NWC Announces Plans to Sell Bottled Water

    29 Jul 2013- 10:13 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer President of the National Water Commission Albert Gordon has said that the entity has plans to start producing bottled water for the local and export market but has put off a full roll out ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2013 - 10:13

  8. CDB's Basic Needs Fund to Provide Jamaica With $6.89 Million for Roads, Sanitation, Infrastructure

    25 Jul 2013- 10:20 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica-Gleaner The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) will today launch the seventh phase of the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) in Jamaica, with some US$6.89 million (J$689 million) targeted primarily for ed ...

    Local Press Report - 07/25/2013 - 10:20

  9. Jamaican Government Approves Water Improvement Projects

    19 Jul 2013- 10:12 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Information Services Cabinet has approved contracts worth $468.8 million ($4.6 million USD) and $295,147 USD to Fluid System Engineering Limited, to provide consulting engineering services for the ...

    Local Press Report - 07/19/2013 - 10:12

  10. Jamaican Residents Can Expect More Reliable Supply

    10 Jul 2013- 10:03 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Information Service The quality and reliability of water supply to over 200,000 residents in the Corporate Area should be significantly improved, as the Mona and Hope water treatment plants have be ...

    Local Press Report - 07/10/2013 - 10:03

  11. Jamaican Community Gets New Water Supply Network

    24 Jun 2013- 09:58 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Information Service Some 3, 500 residents of the community of York Street in Treadways, St. Catherine, and adjoining areas, now have access to potable water. This follows the completion of work on ...

    Local Press Report - 06/24/2013 - 09:58

  12. Jamaica's Water Minister Wants to Restart Rapid Response Team

    21 Jun 2013- 09:50 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner State minister for water, land, environment and climate change, Ian Hayles, has said his ministry is working feverishly to resurrect the Rapid Response Unit which was "in the grave&quo ...

    Local Press Report - 06/21/2013 - 09:50

  13. Jamaica to Spend $41.5 Million on Rural Water Projects

    6 Jun 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KINGSTON, Jamaica The Jamaican government’s Rural Water Supply Limited (RWSL) this week announced plans to spend some $41.5 million USD to restore and upgrade rural water supply communities over the next three ...

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

  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) he ...

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

  15. Repairs Cause Supply Disruptions in Jamaica

    28 May 2013- 07:37 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Go-Jamaica The National Water Commission is advising that a section of the Hope Water Supply System in St Andrew is currently out of operation due to urgent leak repair works that are presently being carri ...

    Local Press Report - 05/28/2013 - 10:16

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