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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 PM Pledges Water System Improvements

    21 Jan 2019- 10:08 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Information Service Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the Government will continue to improve water systems islandwide to ensure access to the amenity to residents. Mr. Holness was ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2019 - 10:08

  4. Jamaica Water Commission Expands Transmission Systems

    3 Nov 2018- 08:48 by Local Press Report KINGSTON The Jamaica Gleaner Plans are in the pipeline of the National Water Commission (NWC) to significantly expand its water transmission systems by utilising larger and more reliable sources such as the Rio Buen ...

    Local Press Report - 11/12/2018 - 10:12

  5. 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

  6. Jamaica: Water Theft Creating Supply Havoc

    28 Aug 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report ST ELIZABETH Jamaica Observer The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that the persistent practice of illegally connecting to the piped water supply network is wreaking havoc on its distribution operations ...

    Local Press Report - 08/28/2018 - 11:30

  7. Water Thieves Detained in Police Operation

    26 Oct 2017- 10:39 by Local Press Report ST ELIZABETH Jamaica Observer Police are reporting seven arrests for the stealing of water and electricity during what is being described as a “major operation” in the Spring Park area, about four miles north of St ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2017 - 10:39

  8. Don’t Ignore Impact of Climate Change, Utility Regulators Urged

    4 Nov 2016- 12:39 by Local Press Report MONTEGO BAY Jamaica Observer Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang, is urging utility regulators to pay close attention to the effects of climate change on t ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2016 - 12:39

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  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. 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

  14. 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

  15. Jamaica's Utility Regulator Chief Urges Action to Prevent Water Crisis

    10 Dec 2015- 09:18 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner Head of the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) Albert Gordon is warning that Jamaica is facing a major water crisis, and this is not because of the almost inevitable drought that will com ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2015 - 09:18

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