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  1. BWA Making Connections in Gibbons, Christ Church

    The Barbados Water Authority advises residents of Christ Church effective tomorrow Friday 17th September between 9:30 a.m and 4:00 p.m crews will be making new connections to a main in Gibbons which will cause a water outage in Gibbons, Wilcox Ridge and surrounding areas. The travelling public is advised that Gibbons Road will be temporarily […]

    September 16, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  2. Work Continues to Address Electrical Issues at BWA’s Pumping Station

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to update how work is ongoing for correcting an electrical issue at one of their central pumping stations. While repairs are underway, customers in some Christ Church and St. George districts may experience low pressure or outages. These areas may include Bannantyne, Boarded Hall, Brereton, Buttals Tenantry, Campaign Castle, Constant, […]

    September 14, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  3. BWA Pumping Station Offline Due to Electrical Issues

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise that today, Sunday, September 12th, one of its central pumping stations is currently offline due to an electrical issue. The Authority’s electricians are addressing the matter. As a result, customers in some Christ Church and St. George areas may experience low pressure or outages. These areas may include Bannantyne, […]

    September 12, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  4. BWA Work in St. Lucy Completed, Reservoirs refilling

    The Barbados Water Authority advises that work has been completed to connect a new transmission main between Benthams and Trents and install a connection to a new storage tank in St. Lucy. The Authority’s crews started work on Friday, September 3rd but encountered some unexpected technical difficulties late in the evening. They worked through the […]

    September 4, 2021BusinessNo comments
  5. BWA Connecting an 18-inch Main at St Stephen’s Facility

    The Barbados Water Authority advises the public that it will be connecting a recently relocated 18″ main near its facility at St. Stephen’s, Black Rock in St. Michael to its existing distribution network. In an effort to complete this work as soon as possible, the BWA will make the connection between 9:00 am and 5:00 […]

    July 23, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  6. BWA to Install Meters at Golden Ridge, St. George as of Monday coming

    The Barbados Water Authority advises they’ll be installing a number of meters at the Golden Ridge Pumping Station on Monday 19th July between 9 am and 5 pm. As a result, residents and businesses located in Sweet Vale, Parris Hill, St. Ann’s, Blackman’s, Horse Hill, Orange Grove, Vaughn’s Road, Hackleton’s Cliff, Malvern, Venture and surrounding […]

    July 17, 2021BusinessNo comments
  7. Water Continues to be Restored to Several Areas Across Barbados, post-Elsa

    The BWA is pleased to update that pipe borne water continues to return to several areas across the island affected earlier by outages as a result of the passage of Hurricane Elsa. As the network is replenished, water is also gradually returning to other districts. This process will take some time. Today Monday July 5th, […]

    July 5, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  8. BWA Pumping Stations Being Put Back Online

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to update the public that its pumping stations are currently being put back online, mainly on generator power. This follows a precautionary shut down of all stations early yesterday prior to the onslaught of Hurricane Elsa. This activity will allow water to gradually flow back into the distribution network and […]

    July 3, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  9. BWA to Make New Connection in the Mount, St. George

    The Barbados Water Authority informs residents of St. George that it will be making a new connection in The Mount on Thursday, July 1st between 10 am and 6 pm. As a result, residents and businesses located in The Mount, Mount Tenantry, Drax Hall to Drax Hall Hope, Drax Hall Jump and surrounding districts may […]

    June 30, 2021BusinessNo comments
  10. Water Authority Undergoing Power Outages at Various Stations

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise Bajans as of today, Saturday 19th June, due to a widespread Barbados Light and Power electricity outage, several of its pumping stations in the West and Central parts of the island have gone offline. BWA’s teams are in the field assessing the situation and hope to have these […]

    June 19, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  11. Emergency Work Being Conducted This Afternoon at the Belle Pumping Station: 31/05/2021

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to inform the public effective today Monday, May 31st, it will be conducting emergency work at the Belle Station. This work will require a shutdown of the station starts this afternoon from 4:00 pm. The Authority has tried to postpone the work as long as it could, however any […]

    May 31, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Energy Conglomerate Emera and Training Guru SJPI sign MOU in St John

    Emera Caribbean Renewables Ltd (ECRL) is making sure that students of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic Institute (SJPI) will benefit from crucial on the job training in the vital renewable energy industry. During a launch event which was held at a soon to be commissioned 1 MW roof top solar site owned by CloudSolar Inc, […]

    May 28, 2021Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  13. BWA Repairing Burst on a Large-sized Main in Sandy Lane

    The Barbados Water Authority is today Monday, May 17th addressing the repair of a burst on a section of the 16-inch main in High Ridge Road, Sandy Lane, St. James. Repair work has begun and is ongoing on this large sized main. As a result, customers located along Highway 1 between Lazaretto and Limegrove may […]

    May 17, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  14. BWA to Make Connections at Parish Land, St. Philip

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform residents of St. Philip that it will be making connections at Parish Land between 10 am and 4 pm on Friday, April 30th. As a result, residents and businesses located between Parish Land and Pollard Land may suffer low pressure or water outages during this time. Customers are […]

    April 30, 2021Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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