Pump Change At Hampton Station & Belle

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 The Barbados Water Authority is advising residents and businesses in parts of Christ Church and St. Philip that it will be changing a well pump at its Hampton Pumping Station, tomorrow, Friday, April 12, between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The affected areas in Christ Church may include: Vauxhall, Durants, Seawell, Kingsland, Callenders, Lodge Road, Newton, Maxwell Hill, Charnocks, Lowlands, …

Barbados Completes Renewable Energy Project

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Barbados is the first in the Caribbean to have successfully completed its United Arab Emirates (UAE) funded renewable energy project. Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams, called this “a truly extraordinary successful accomplishment”, as he delivered remarks today at the inauguration ceremony of the UAE/BWA solar photovoltaic project at Bowmanston pumping station in St. John. Minister Abrahams said the …

Inauguration Ceremony For Solar Photovoltaic Project

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The inauguration ceremony for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Solar Photovoltaic Project will take place at the Barbados Water Authority’s Bowmanston pumping station in St John, on Friday, March 22, from 10:00 a.m. In January 2017, the UAE Government launched a US $50 million Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund at its International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Conference. The fund was established to …

BWA Offices Opening At Noon Tomorrow

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The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has advised that its offices, including the payment centres at The Pine, St. Michael and Probyn Street, Bridgetown, will open for business tomorrow Thursday, March 14, at 12 noon. This late opening is to facilitate a general staff meeting. Customers are therefore asked to kindly arrange their business accordingly.   Persons who wish to make payments …

Water Authority Conducting South Coast Survey

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The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) will be conducting an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment survey, from Friday, March 8, to Friday, March 22, on the south coast. It forms part of the process for the construction of a new sewage outfall for the South Coast Sewage Treatment Plant. The Authority’s representatives, who will be carrying identification cards, will be visiting …

Water Bills Delayed For February

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The public is advised that February’s water bills have been delayed as a result of technical challenges. The Barbados Water Authority’s (BWA) Marketing Officer, Yvette Harris-Griffith, stated: “Due to technical difficulties experienced recently with its Customer Information System, there has been a delay in the preparation of some water bills for the month of February.” As a result, some customers …

BWA Still Being Impacted By Low Reservoir Levels

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The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has advised that it continues to be impacted by low water levels at some of its facilities. BWA’s Marketing Officer, Yvette Harris-Griffith, said those reservoirs impacted include: Apes Hill, Boscobelle, Castle Grant, Half Acre, Lamberts, Lodge Hill and Shop Hill.  As a result, the following parishes will be affected: St. Michael, St. James, St. Thomas, …

Minister Gives South Coast Sewerage Update

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The 8-inch and 12-inch emergency outfall on the south coast have been commissioned and the gravity main has been repaired. Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams, disclosed this today, while giving an update on the South Coast Sewerage Project, in the conference room of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA). He stated: “In short, we have achieved a state …

BWA Investigating Damaged Community Tanks

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The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is currently investigating damages to two of its community tanks. On Tuesday, January 8, the BWA received reports that two of its community tanks (one in St. Joseph and the other in St. John) have been seen lying on the ground. The tanks have been removed from the locations and investigations are being conducted into …

Construction Zone At Worthing Beach

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A construction zone has been established at Worthing Beach. The Ministry of Energy and Water Resources has advised businesses and beach goers in the area to exercise caution as the Barbados Water Authority continues to carry out work on the construction of the outfall off that beach. This phase of work began on Tuesday, January 8, and will continue into …