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  1. Jamaica Utility Will Subsidize First 2,000 Gallons Of Water

    24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The National Water Commission (NWC), under their new Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) rate review request, intends to heavily subsidize the first 2,000 gallons of water used by custome ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2018 - 12:22

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Improved Water Access in Clarendon

    5 Oct 2017- 11:05 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer Several development projects and strategies are being undertaken by agencies of Government and the Clarendon Municipal Corporation to improve access to water for the 246,000 citizens of the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2017 - 11:05

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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