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Theft of JPS equipment impacts water supply in Portmore

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Water Commission (NWC) has reported that the theft of electrical equipment from the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) grid has disrupted the power supply to a well in St Catherine.

As a result operations at the plant have been shut down leaving some customers with low water pressure or no water.

Affected areas include: Greater Portmore, Naggo Head, Old Braeton, Silverstone, Portmore Pines, Monza, Daytona, Ascott and West Cumberland. NWC says that normal operations are expected to return at the facility as soon as JPS is able to restore the supply of electricity.

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