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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. High Turbidity Closes Plant in Jamaica

    19 Dec 2014- 10:34 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Go Jamaica National Water Commission customers in some sections of St Catherine are presently experiencing low water pressure or without water as a result of high turbidity (muddy water) affecting inflows ...

    Local Press Report - 12/19/2014 - 10:34

  5. Jamaica to Revise National Biodiversity Strategy

    17 Oct 2014- 10:18 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Go Jamaica As of next year, Jamaica’s biodiversity and ecosystem services will be used as key consideration in the island’s development decisions and poverty reduction strategies. This will be accomplished ...

    Local Press Report - 10/17/2014 - 10:18

  6. Sewage Flows in Jamaican City's Plaza

    11 Aug 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report PORTMORE Jamaica Observer When at least three proprietors opened the doors to their businessplaces in the Port Henderson Plaza in Portmore, St Catherine yesterday, they were greeted by a pool of sewage floating alm ...

    Local Press Report - 08/11/2014 - 10:07

  7. Jamaica's NWC Water Supply Affected by High Turbidity

    30 Apr 2014- 10:03 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The National Water Commission (NWC) says that some of its water supply systems in Trelawny, St James, Hanover and St Elizabeth are currently out of operation due to high turbidity. As a re ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2014 - 10:03

  8. 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

  9. Jamaica to Spend $22 Million on Sewage Facilities

    17 Dec 2013- 09:48 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer More than 200,000 residents across the Portmore municipality are expected to benefit from improved sewage facilities, as work gets underway on the approximately $22 million USD Portmore Se ...

    Local Press Report - 12/17/2013 - 09:48

  10. Jamaica to Begin Work on Portmore Sewage Project

    11 Oct 2013- 09:56 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Information Service Work is expected to begin on the Portmore Sewage Project, following approval by Cabinet of a contract valued at approximately US$21 million to Surrey Paving and Aggregate Compan ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2013 - 09:56