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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. NWC Tackles Water Loss in Rural Parishes

    21 Jan 2018- 11:26 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Information Service The National Water Commission (NWC) will be placing increased focus on rural parishes as it intensifies activities to reduce non-revenue water (NRW) loss. Access Corporate Risk ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2018 - 11:26

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Jamaica Says Water Rates Can Drop with Energy Costs

    15 Sep 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report NEW KINGSTON Jamaica Observer National Water Commission (NWC) President Mark Barnett has indicated that if the NWC is able to drive its energy costs down through a just-inked grant agreement with the United States ...

    Local Press Report - 09/15/2016 - 08:26

  8. 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

  9. 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

  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. 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. 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

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