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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 Water Commission Completes Waste Water Systems Rehab

    14 Feb 2019- 11:58 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer More communities across the island are benefiting from improved sewerage service, as the Government moves to build, replace or decommission facilities serving these areas. Over the last 12 ...

    Local Press Report - 02/14/2019 - 11:58

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Jamaica's NWC President Defends Utility's Operations, Collections

    25 Jul 2016- 10:13 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer President of the National Water Commission (NWC) Mark Barnett was last Wednesday forced to defend the operations of the utility company and the efforts being made to collect the billions o ...

    Local Press Report - 07/25/2016 - 10:13

  7. Jamaican Education Ministry Welcomes Water Supply Project

    18 Jul 2016- 09:15 by Local Press Report ST. ELIZABETH Jamaica Observer Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green has welcomed the breaking of ground for the installation of 4.6 kilometres of pipeline on the Hounsl ...

    Local Press Report - 07/18/2016 - 09:15

  8. 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

  9. Jamaica to Invest $3 Billion in Water Sector Over Next Decade

    20 Jun 2016- 09:04 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The Government is targeting an investment of US$3 billion in the water sector to be achieved within the next 10 years. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job ...

    Local Press Report - 06/20/2016 - 09:04

  10. 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

  11. Jamaica to Build Minor Water Supply Systems in Four Parishes

    11 Apr 2016- 08:46 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Information Service Minor water supply systems are to be established in four parishes under a pilot project being undertaken by the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development. Access In ...

    Local Press Report - 04/11/2016 - 08:46

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. No Response from NWC on Claims It Violated Water Pressure Regulations

    24 Nov 2015- 09:50 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner The National Water Commission (NWC) is silent on claims that it is allegedly breaching water pressure regulations set by the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR). The claims were made by th ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2015 - 09:50