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Water lock-offs to kick in Friday as power costs bite NWC

Mar 16th, 2022 | Category: GLEANER PREMIUM | 4:58
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#JamaicaGleaner #NWC #WaterLockOff #MarkBarnett #Russia #Ukraine #Gas #Petrol MARCH 16, 2022: A new round of supply lock-offs could begin as early as this Friday as the National Water Commission (NWC) moves to manage rising global energy costs which are being exacerbated by the Russia-Ukraine war. Describing the oil market as volatile, NWC President Mark Barnett revealed that, on average, energy cost for the public water provider had soared almost 30 per cent over a three-month period, overshooting the monthly projection of around $750,000.

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