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Governed by The National Water Commission Act (1980), The National Water Commission (NWC) was formally established in 1980 through the amalgamation of the Kingston and St. Andrew Water Commission and the rurally focused, National Water Authority. This amalgamation resulted in the merging of some major systems islandwide under one authority.

From as early as 1766, Roger Hope Elleston, owner of The Hope Estate, constructed an open aqueduct to carry surplus water from his property to the then town of Kingston. The system fell into a state of disrepair and its operation was eventually discontinued in 1777.

One of the first ever piped water supply systems in the Western Hemisphere originated in Jamaica, in the town of Falmouth, Trelawny. With the Martha Brae River as its source, in 1799 the Falmouth.....

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SERVICE DISRUPTIONS

Service Disruptions

Water Supply Disruption Sections of Clarendon to be Affected  24/05/2016

UPDATE - Dislocated Pipelines Disrupt Water Supply to Sections of St. Thomas  18/05/2016

Electrical Fault Disrupt Water Supply …Sections of Clarendon Affected  18/05/2016

PUBLIC
ADVISORIES

Advisories

NWC CUSTOMERS REMINDED TO PAY THEIR BILLS IN FULL AND ON TIME TO WIN 19/05/2016

NWC Will Contribute to Golden Grove Road Repairs  12/05/2016

Turbidity Affects Operations at Great River  18/04/2016

NWC Responds to Jamaica Observer Old Harbour Story  14/04/2016

WHAT'S
FLOWING

What's In the News

Statement from NWC Management RE: Jamaica Water Supply Improvement Project (JWSIP) Audit  11/05/2016

NWC Launches Summer Give-Away Promotion  28/04/2016

Minister Chang Tours Three Major NWC Projects  28/04/2016

NWC TV Promotions  25/04/2016

PHOTO
GALLERY

Photo Gallery

Read Across Jamaica Day May 2016

Minister Chang Tours Three Major NWC Projects Apr 2016

Good Deeds Day 2016 - Bowden Hill Primary School, Hermitage Apr 2016

Contract Signing Dec 2015

Water Tanks for School Programme Dec 2015