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  1. Is Jamaica Retrofitting Cesspool Trucks To Carry Drinking Water?

    5 Jun 2019- 13:37 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer Arising from allegations that cesspool trucks are being retrofitted to take advantage of the boom in the delivery of drinking water in the Corporate Area, the Kingston and St Andrew Municip ...

    Local Press Report - 06/05/2019 - 13:37

  2. Jamaica Announces Water Sustainability Projects

    26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Loop Jamaica As Jamaicans continue to grapple with another dry season and fears of dwindling water supplies, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Senator Pearnel ...

    Local Press Report - 04/26/2019 - 10:03

  3. Jamaica Water Commission Completes Waste Water Systems Rehab

    14 Feb 2019- 11:58 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer More communities across the island are benefiting from improved sewerage service, as the Government moves to build, replace or decommission facilities serving these areas. Over the last 12 ...

    Local Press Report - 02/14/2019 - 11:58

  4. Jamaica To Review National Water Commission Governance And Business Model

    12 Oct 2018- 06:41 by Local Press Report MONTEGO BAY Jamaica Information Service The Government has commenced a review of the corporate governance and business model of the National Water Commission (NWC). Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the review of ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2018 - 06:41

  5. Jamaicans Warned To Be On Guard For Water-Borne Diseases

    6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton is appealing to Jamaicans to protect themselves from the threat of water-borne diseases, which are a very real risk at this time, in light of the floodi ...

    Local Press Report - 10/06/2016 - 08:21

  6. Upgrade Water Systems in Bull Bay, MP Urges NWC after Protest

    14 Sep 2016- 10:29 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer Member of Parliament for Western St Thomas, James Robertson, is calling on the National Water Commission (NWC) to upgrade their systems in Bull Bay, after residents on Tuesday morning moun ...

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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  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. 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

  13. Cuba’s INRH Expects to Complete $11 Million Worth of Infrastructure Projects This Year

    18 Dec 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuba’s National Hydraulic Resources Institute (INRH) expects to complete $11.4 million USD worth of water infrastructure investments by the end of the year, according to the agency’s director of i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2015 - 10:15

  14. Jamaican Health Ministry Says Water-Borne Illnesses Are Under Control

    4 Sep 2015- 09:40 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The Ministry of Health is reporting that there has been no outbreak of water-borne illnesses, particularly gastroenteritis, for this year up to the month of August. Chief Medical Officer, D ...

    Local Press Report - 09/04/2015 - 09:40

  15. Jamaica's NWC Signs $12 Million Loan Agreement With NCB for Sewer Upgrades

    14 Aug 2015- 07:57 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The National Water Commission (NWC) and the National Commercial Bank have signed a US $12 million loan agreement to finance the rebuilding, rehabilitation or replacement of several waste w ...

    Local Press Report - 08/14/2015 - 07:57

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