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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Jamaicans Urged to Keep Water Storage Containers Covered

    12 May 2015- 09:11 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr Marion Bullock DuCasse is urged today for properly covered water storage containers to prevent mosquito breeding. Dr DuCasse says one of the key ways to co ...

    Local Press Report - 05/12/2015 - 09:11

  4. St. Thomas Residents Concerned About Use of Asbestos Cement Pipes

    6 Apr 2015- 10:06 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner The use of asbestos cement pipes by the National Water Commission (NWC) is causing concern in yet another community. Asbestos is a known cancer-causing agent, and despite the World Health Or ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2015 - 10:06

  5. 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

  6. Jamaican Government Aiming for Universal Coverage by 2030

    14 Jan 2014- 10:10 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaican Information Service The Ministry of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change is aiming for Jamaica to have universal access to  potable water by 2030 and is advocating rainwater harvesting as a ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2014 - 10:10

  7. Jamaica's NWC Wins Best Tasting Award

    10 Oct 2013- 10:05 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer For the second year in a row, Jamaica’s National Water Commission (NWC) has been adjudged the provider of the best tasting drinking water in the Caribbean. The company was given the rating ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2013 - 10:05