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Japan backs MWSC work

Japan backs MWSC work

Japan Ambassador to Marshall Islands Hideyuki Mitsuoka presented a $90,800 check to Majuro Water and Sewer Company General Manager Joseph Batol last week following a memorandum of agreement signing ceremony at the Japanese Embassy in Rairok. The grant will fund the “Project for Improvement of Public Water Supply and Sewer System in Majuro Atoll.” Joint […]

MWSC’s rain dance works

MWSC’s rain dance works

Majuro Water and Sewer Company performed a “rain dance” Thursday that proved highly successful. As water supplies have dwindled over the pasts six weeks, dropping from over 29 million gallons at the beginning of May to under 17 million gallons as of last week Thursday, MWSC announced Thursday it was further restricting city water hours. […]

MWSC works on action plan

MWSC works on action plan

Majuro Water and Sewer Company is working with international consultants Beca to determine what they need to do to get Majuro’s water and sewer systems up to world standards and to develop a plan to achieve this. MWSC’s General Manager Joseph Batol said that Beca and MWSC have undertaken several field tests and condition assessments […]

MWSC pushes new service options

MWSC pushes new service options

ISAAC MARTY The biggest issue for Majuro Water and Sewer Company’s 20-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) is the cost to provide services for customers as new infrastructure is installed and services improved. “There’s no use putting in the world’s best (water system) if people can’t afford it,” said MWSC Water and Sanitation Adviser Allen Gale […]

MWSC development planning under way

MWSC development planning under way

MWSC’s water and sanitation has taken a major step forward thanks to a $1.8 million grant from the US Interior Department’s Office of Insular Affairs. International consulting company Beca has been appointed by Majuro Water and Sewer Company to prepare a 20-year strategic plan and a five-year development plan for water and sanitation improvements for […]

MWSC: 22-year problem to be solved

MWSC: 22-year problem to be solved

ISAAC MARTY The US Department of Agriculture is stepping in to help solve a two-decade old problem in the capital city of Majuro. USDA Area Director Joseph Diego and Majuro Water and Sewer Company (MWSC) General Manager Joseph Batol signed off on a funding agreement Monday in Majuro through which USDA will provide $3 million […]

Mayor Jack seeks RO machines

Mayor Jack seeks RO machines

The drought, after teasing Majuro and Ebeye with a bit of rain in December, has put its cards on the table, and it’s a winner — if you like being thirsty and not taking showers. Reservoir levels dropped dramatically during the first three weeks of January, down by about 10 million gallons compared to mid-December. […]