NWC Chairman Calls For Water Harvesting Legislation

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Chairman of the National Water Commission, NWC, Aubyn Hill, is calling for legislation to force developers to prioritize water harvesting.

He made the call while addressing the Generation 2000″ G2K Water Forum last evening.

He also says the NWC is operating in serious debt.

Hill, who’s also a government Senator, says years of poor decisions have contributed to that debt.

He says that is why the government is moving to privatize the entity.

Senator Hill is calling on Jamaicans to invest in the NWC when it’s open to private investment.

Senator Aubyn Hill is Chairman of the National Water Commission.
He was speaking at the Generation 2000 G2K Water Forum under the theme- Water management, a partnership in climate change resilience.


G2K President Stephen Edwards, says Jamaica must accommodate a paradigm shift in how we treat water, if we are to survive as a small island.

He says every government ministry, each individual and business must prioritize climate change.

Stephen Edwards, President of Generation 2000, G2K.

He was speaking at the Generation 2000 G2K Water Forum under the theme- Water management, a partnership in climate change resilience.



Stevian Simmonds is an investigative journalist with almost 3 years of experience in radio broadcasting, production and reporting. She graduated from Caribbean School of Media and Communication in 2014 and joined Nationwide News in 2016. In 2018, she produced a special report examining the working conditions of the Bussiness Process Outsourcing Industry. She worked undercover as a call center agent for a month, revealing the lack of data protection and general security infrastructure in the industry. Her report also highlighted the poor working conditions and remuneration faced by workers in the industry. In 2018, Stevian traveled to New Delhi India where she participated in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum benefiting from critical training related to reporting on women’s and children’s health issues.


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