Data, measured at the water source, on the quality of water is essential for both the delivery of services and the prevention of diseases. In order to satisfy the minimum requirements for this category, data should be available on level of the following chemicals by water source and be updated at least weekly:

  • fecal coliform
  • arsenic
  • fluoride levels
  • nitrates
  • TDS (Total dissolved solids)

Data Location


The National Water Commission (NWC), as Jamaica’s premier water service provider, distributes more than 90% of the potable water in the country, serving more than 2,000,000 persons daily through more than 400,000 legal customer accounts. More than 500,000 Jamaicans are also served by sewerage services provided by the NWC.

Reviewer comments

Data is not available on the site. So you don't know if it available in a timely manner or in bulk.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • N Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Nisha Thompson
Submitters   Bruce Hoo Fung
Last modified   Fri Aug 21 2015 20:29:31 GMT+0000 (UTC)