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, …

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 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 …

BWA Rectifying Distribution Network Problems

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The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) continues to experience problems in various sections of its distribution network. Today, Monday, December 24, there were water outages in two parishes – St. Joseph and St. Thomas. And according to Marketing Officer, Yvette Harris-Griffith, “this problem arose because of low reservoir levels at the Castle Grant facility.  Castle Grant receives water from Apes Hill …

BWA Swabbing Exercise In St. Lucy

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The Barbados Water Authority has advised that it will be carrying out a swabbing exercise in St. Lucy, on Wednesday, December 19, between 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. The swabbing exercise on the 8-inch main, located between Crab Hill intersection and North Thumberland, St. Lucy, is part of the Authority’s action plan to address the ongoing problem of discoloured water …

More Community Water Tanks Being Donated

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More individuals and businesses from the private sector have stepped forward to donate additional water tanks to the Barbados Water Authority (BWA). This time, representatives from Automotive Art, Jose y Jose, Project Recycle, Williams Industries, Preconco Limited and individuals like Sir Richard Cheltenham and Sir Charles Williams have either donated or pledged to donate community tanks. This follows the removal …

BWA Community Tanks To Be Reinstalled

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The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has advised that the community tanks will be reinstalled within a few days to service the affected areas. This announcement comes after the removal and/or disconnection and draining of the community tanks in some districts by Innotech Utilities Inc. The BWA has indicated that as a result of the support and tremendous sense of civic …

BWA’s Payment Centres Late Opening

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The Barbados Water Authority’s payment centres at The Pine, St. Michael, and Probyn Street, Bridgetown, will open at 1:00 p.m. on, Wednesday, November 28. This is to facilitate the hosting of a staff meeting. Customers are reminded that water bills may also be paid at the Republic Bank (Barbados) Limited, all Post Offices, the Barbados Public Workers Cooperative Credit Union …