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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Residents Criticize Agencies Over Network Failure

    19 Jun 2017- 06:05 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Star It's not the lack of water sources in the area that saddens residents in St Thomas, but their limited to no access to the water that freely flows through their backyards to supply hundred ...

    Local Press Report - 06/19/2017 - 06:05

  4. 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

  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. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Cuba Implements National Ant-Drought Program

    18 Nov 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuban water authorities are implementing a national program to combat the effects of ongoing regional drought, which is particularly impacting the island’s eastern provinces of Guantanamo and Sanc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2015 - 10:05

  12. Jamaica to Procure 15 New Water Trucks

    22 Sep 2015- 11:31 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, has announced that $180 million is to be used to immediately buy 15 new water trucks to help sections of the island affected by the ongoing drought. Ac ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2015 - 11:31

  13. Jamaica to Regulate Water Truck Operators

    9 Sep 2015- 10:17 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner The Ministry of Health says it is now working on draft legislation that will regulate all operators of water trucks. Director for Health Promotion and Protection in the Ministry, Dr Sonia Co ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2015 - 10:17

  14. Jamaican School Year Starts With Demonstrations Over Lack of Water

    8 Sep 2015- 10:34 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The Education Ministry on Monday evening reported that the start of the 2015/2016 academic year was marred by several protests about lack of water across the island. Climate Scarcity Social ...

    Local Press Report - 09/08/2015 - 10:34

  15. Wastewater Reuse Proposed as Solution to Jamaica’s Water Woes

    28 Aug 2015- 08:47 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner As Jamaica moves to answer the climate change threat to its freshwater security, wastewater has been advanced as a possible response-- but only provided there can be a change in the outlook ...

    Local Press Report - 08/28/2015 - 08:47

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