Fri | Aug 17, 2018

NWC facility in St Ann vandalised

Published:Thursday | October 30, 2014 | 9:36 AM

The National Water Commission (NWC) says it will have to find approximately $1 million to carry out repairs to the Bridgewater system in St Ann which has been vandalised yet again.

The NWC says on Tuesday thieves broke into the facility and stole cables.

The utility company says this is third time in recent months that the property is being vandalised.

The NWC says the theft has resulted in disruptions to customers in Bridgewater, Primrose Hill, Discovery Heights and Discovery Bay.

The agency laments that unscrupulous acts of vandalism undermine the NWC’s efforts to improve its systems and extend access to potable water.

It notes that in recent times, it has cost the NWC approximately five million dollars to replace items following the two previous incidents at the Bridgewater facility.

The NWC is urging anyone with information to come forward and tell the police what they know.


Follow us on Twitter:


Follow us on Instagram:


Watch our videos on YouTube:

Jamaica Gleaner

Email us: