Senator Encourages Jamaicans to Report Water Theft


In a bid to clamp down on the scourge of water theft, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Senator, Matthew Samuda, is encouraging Jamaicans to report persons engaging in this illicit act.

Senator Samuda, who was speaking during Wednesday’s (February 8) commissioning of the Fraser Hill Storage Tank Replacement Project in Duckenfield, St. Thomas, emphasised that water theft in Jamaica is a “chronic problem”.

The Minister further stated that Jamaicans will see increases in the NWC’s capital spend, as the entity realises the gains from some of its projects.

Additionally, the NWC intends to roll out its non-revenue water (NRW) thrust nationally, this year.