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  1. ROAD SAFETY DURING VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS

    Driving on roads affected by volcanic ash poses hazards, irrespective of whether the ash is dry or wet, as traction is reduced, leading to sliding, the faster you are driving. The Ministry of Transport, Works and Water Resources (MTWW) is asking motorists to take cognisance of the speed in which they are travelling, on the […]

    April 15, 2021Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. Emergency Shutdown of Hope Desalination Plant in the North

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform that there has been an emergency shutdown of the Hope Desalination Plant in St. Lucy. This plant has been taken out of service to allow for urgent maintenance including the necessary change of filters and membranes within the facility. The recent ash falls have also made the need […]

    April 14, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  3. BWA Advises Against Draining & Refilling Swimming Pools

    The Barbados Water Authority is making a special appeal to hotels and Barbadians with swimming pools to resist draining and refilling them as a result of the current ashfall. If water is absolutely required for cleaning, persons are advised to use non potable water.

    April 13, 2021Breaking News, Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. Low Reservoir Levels Impacting Sections of Barbados

    The Barbados Water Authority is currently experiencing low water levels at some of its facilities. This is manifesting itself in periodic loss of pipe-borne water to some customers. The increased use of potable water at this time of the ash falls is also making this situation worse. While the Authority understands that persons wish to […]

    April 13, 2021Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  5. BWA Limiting Work To Emergencies Until Further Notice

    In light of the prevailing conditions being experienced across the island, the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to advise that its crews will only be addressing absolute emergencies effective Saturday 10th April until further notice. The Barbados Water Authority also informs that it has no plans to shut off the water supply across the island. […]

    April 10, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  6. BWA Making Adjustments to its Distribution Network in Christ Church

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise residents of Wilcox Ridge in Christ Church that work will be carried out in the area over the next two and a half weeks to improve the water distribution system. Personnel from the Authority will begin preparatory work since yesterday Wednesday, April 7th. The work includes the installation […]

    April 8, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  7. BWA stations in the North experiencing low water levels

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform the public on today Wednesday, February 24th it sustained a burst on a 10-inch main at Colleton in St Lucy. Repairs have been completed, however, as a result, some of the systems in the north are experiencing low water levels and will take some time to return to […]

    February 24, 2021Events, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Barbados Lottery Systems continue to be Offline, repairs underway…

    Unfortunately, our systems are down 🙁 so you won’t be able to play or cash in on your favourite games or top up at the moment. Draw results will also be delayed. #theCaribbeanLottery #PlaySafe #StaySafe #Sorry🙁

    February 17, 2021Breaking News, Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. BARBADOS WATER AUTHORITY REMINDS CLIENTELE OF USING ONLINE PAYMENTS UNTIL 17th FEB, 2021

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform that its Payment Centre will be closed to the public from Wednesday, February 3rd to Tuesday, February 9th in accordance with the directive given by the Government of Barbados. The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) The Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) CIBC First Caribbean International Bank Republic Bank […]

    February 5, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  10. TEMPORARY ACCESS CHANGES TO THE ACCIDENT & EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT FOR AMBULANCES, MOTORISTS AND PEDESTRIANS UNTIL 24 JANUARY 2021

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) wishes to inform persons visiting the Accident and Emergency Department (AED) of the following changes: In Place For – January 09 to 10, 2021 There will be temporary access changes to the Accident and Emergency Department (AED) for motorists and pedestrians as workmen conduct maintenance on the sewerage system. Effective […]

    January 11, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  11. City disruption Friday night as BWA to make 4-inch connection at River Road, Bridgetown

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise residents and businesses in St. Michael that it will be making a 4-inch connection in River Road between 9 pm on Friday 8th January and 6 am on Saturday 9th January. As a result, customers in River Road and the surrounding areas may experience low water pressure or […]

    January 8, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  12. BWA to Make Connections in The Mount, St. George

    The Barbados Water Authority is alerting residents and businesses in St. George that on Thursday 17th December it will be making connections to an 11-inch main in The Mount. As a result, customers in The Mount, Mount Tenantry, Drax Hall, Drax Hall Hope, Drax Hall Jump and the surrounding areas may experience low pressure or […]

    December 16, 2020Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  13. BWA to Install District Meter in Ruby, St. Philip

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise residents and businesses in St. Philip that it will be installing a district meter in Ruby on Tuesday 15th December between 9:30 am and 12:30 pm. As a result, customers Ruby Development and the immediate surrounding areas may experience low water pressure or outages. Residents are asked to […]

    December 14, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  14. BWA Completes Repair of 16-inch main in St. James

    The Barbados Water Authority is alerting Bajans how late yesterday Tuesday 20th October they completed repairs to the 16-inch main at Cemetery Lane, Sandy Lane in St. James. Pumping resumed from the Ionics Desalination Plant and as water levels rise in the system, the stations at Trents and Apes Hill will be put back online. […]

    October 21, 2020BusinessNo comments
  15. Additional Repair Work Warranted at the Belle Pumping Station

    For the last 2 nights, the BWA carried out emergency repair work at its Belle facility to replace a major pump and a damaged electrical cable in the well. As of today, Monday, October 5th, the Authority wishes to report that this work was completed. While the station has been stabilized, further work needs to […]

    October 6, 2020Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  16. Emergency Work on Pump at the Belle Station Completed but More Remains to be Done

    The BWA wishes to update the public that the emergency repair work on a major pump at its Belle facility was completed in the early hours of this morning Sunday, October 4th as anticipated. Unfortunately, during this process, an issue with an electrical cable was discovered. Therefore, the station is not currently operating at full […]

    October 4, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Electrical Work Scheduled for BWA’s Warleigh Facility

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to advise residents of some St. James and St. Peter districts that its station at Warleigh will be taken offline on Thursday 24th September between 9:00 and 11:30 am to facilitate work being conducted by the Barbados Light & Power Company Ltd. (BLPC). Customers in the following districts may […]

    September 23, 2020Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  18. BWA Experiencing Problems at its Lodge Hill and Warleigh Stations

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to advise that today, Tuesday, September 15th it is still experiencing technical problems at its Waterford and Hayman’s Pumping Stations which has resulted in both stations going offline. Crews continue to work to solve the issues, however customers and businesses serviced by the Lodge Hill and Warleigh Stations will […]

    September 15, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  19. BWA doing Emergency repairs tomorrow on a 16-inch burst in Jamestown Park

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise residents and businesses in St James, that on Monday, 14th September, it will be conducting emergency repairs to a 16-inch burst in Jamestown Park, St James. As a result customers in the following areas may experience low water pressure or outages:- ST JAMES Porters, Mount Standfast, Carlton, Lower Carlton, Jamestown Park, […]

    September 13, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Apes Hill Pumping Station Offline

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform the public that today Wednesday, August 26th its Pumping Station at Apes Hill is offline due to low reservoir levels. This is affecting customers connected to the Castle Grant distribution system and therefore residents in some parts of St. James, St. Andrew, St. Thomas and St. Joseph may […]

    August 26, 2020Breaking News, TechnologyNo comments
  21. Water Issues along the West Coast

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform customers along Highway 1 from the Lazaretto to Speightstown that they are likely to experience low pressure or water outages during this morning. This has resulted from two issues: * The restart of pumping from the Ionics Desalination Plant was impacted by technical issues which have been diagnosed […]

    August 1, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  22. BWA TO MAKE CONNECTIONS IN ST JOHN

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform residents and businesses in parts of St. John that it will be conducting work between Colleton Plantation and Massiah Street on Friday, July 31st between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. This work forms part of the Water Supply Network Upgrade Project. As a result, customers in Society, Lovell […]

    July 30, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  23. BWA’s St Lucy and St Peter customers offline due to low reservoir levels

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform the public that it is today Wednesday, July 15 carrying out repairs to bursts in the following areas: a 16-inch main at Porters, St James; a 12-inch main at Constant in St. George which has resulted in outages to Frere Pilgrim, Edey Village, Buckley, Ellerton, Constant, Dash Valley […]

    July 15, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  24. BWA TO MAKE AN INSTALLATION AT CONSTANT, ST GEORGE

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform residents and businesses in parts of St. George that it will be installing a valve at Constant, St. George on Wednesday, July 15th between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. As a result, customers in the following areas may be affected by low pressure or water outages: Constant, Dash […]

    July 14, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  25. BWA’s Apes Hill Pumping Station Offline

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform the public that its Pumping Station at Apes Hill is offline while its facilities at Trents and Lancaster are operating at a reduced capacity, all as a result of low reservoir levels. This has impacted areas supplied from these locations. Consequently, customers in some parts of St. James, […]

    June 13, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments