Jamaica: National Water Commission (NWC)

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Client: National Water Commission (NWC) 

Location: Kingston and Saint Andrew, Jamaica

Population: 600,000 residents

Contract: 6 years (2015-2021)

Miya, together with the National Water Commision (NWC) entered into a five-year co-management partnership agreement to maximize the efficiency of NWC’s Kingston and Saint Andrews’ water systems. The focus of the project is on NRW reduction and capacity building of NWC personnel, utilizing a unique co-management approach. 

So far, we have been able to reduce NRW from 60% to 40% (2019). Moreover, Comprehensive training of NWC’s personnel was completed as well as an improved network infrastructure due to better GIS data, replacement of hundreds of system valves and storage system repairs.