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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Jamaica's National Water Commission Buys 50,000 Meters as Part of NRW Reduction Program

    11 Nov 2015- 08:55 by Local Press Report KINGSTON National Water Commission The National Water Commission (NWC) today (Tuesday, November 10, 2015) officially signed a US$7.234 million contract with Deryck A. Gibson Limited, local agent for Diehl Metering ...

    Local Press Report - 11/11/2015 - 08:55

  4. Jamaica's NWC Says No New Water Restrictions

    4 Aug 2015- 10:46 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner The National Water Commission (NWC) has indicated that it will not be introducing any new water restriction even as the drought continues to hold the country in a vice grip. Access Climate P ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2015 - 10:46

  5. Jamaica Issues New Drainage Guidelines for Developers

    12 Jun 2015- 09:52 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The island's real estate developers will, as of July 1, be required to adhere to new drainage system guidelines in order to get their development projects approved. Corporate Risk Inn ...

    Local Press Report - 06/12/2015 - 09:52

  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. 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

  8. National Water Commission Announces Water Restrictions Due to Low Level of Hermitage Dam

    28 Feb 2014- 09:36 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer Corporate Area customers of the National Water Commission (NWC) who are served by Hermitage dam are expected to experience water restrictions for a while longer as levels at the dam drop b ...

    Local Press Report - 02/28/2014 - 09:36

  9. Jamaica's NWC to Crack Down on Delinquent Customers

    5 Feb 2014- 10:03 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer With over $12 billion owed to it by delinquent consumers, hundreds of whom are now before the courts, the National Water Commission (NWC) has warned that it might have to take even harsher ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2014 - 10:03

  10. Asian Scientists to Collaborate on Water, Environmental Protection

    27 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Asian scientists agreed during an international conference last week that there was a need for greater collaboration in water research and more exchanges of knowledge and technology in orde ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2014 - 10:03

  11. Jamaica's NWC Installing New Meters

    9 Jan 2014- 10:00 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Go-Jamaica The National Water Commission (NWC) is urging customers to conserve on the use of water especially as it intensifies its programme to replace old meters islandwide with more efficient ones. In a ...

    Local Press Report - 01/09/2014 - 10:00

  12. Jamaican Government Considers Rainwater Harvesting Requirement

    8 Nov 2013- 10:16 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Go-Jamaica Minister of Water and Environment, Robert Pickersgill, says the Government is looking at making it mandatory for all developments to make allowances for rainwater harvesting. Pickersgill says the ...

    Local Press Report - 11/08/2013 - 10:16

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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