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Tag Archives: maintenance

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. BWA TO MAKE INSTALLATION NEAR COLLETON PLANTATION, ST. JOHN

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform residents and businesses in parts of St. John that it will be installing a valve on a 6-inch main near Colleton Plantation tomorrow Tuesday 26th May between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. As a result, customers in the following areas may be affected by low pressure or water […]

    May 25, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. Potential traffic disruption? BWA TO MAKE CONNECTION AT LODGE HILL, ST. MICHAEL

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise residents and businesses in parts of St. Michael that it will be making a 16-inch connection in Lodge Hill tomorrow Monday 25th May between 9:00 am and 7:00 pm. This work forms part of the installation of the new tank system at Lodge Hill. As a result, customers […]

    May 24, 2020Events, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Statement from – Wilfred Abrahams, Min. of Energy & Water Resources

    The lack of water in the taps of some residents of St. John is as a direct result of low water levels at the BWA’s Bowmanston pumping station. The critical contributing factor is the low stream levels in the aquifer as a consequence of the extreme drought being experienced in the Caribbean and other parts […]

    April 12, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  20. BWA Emergency Shut-Offs from March 16 to March 21

    The BWA wishes to inform residents and businesses in St Lucy and St Peter there will be an emergency shut-off of the branches off the transmission mains between its Alleynedale and Half Acre Reservoir for onward pumping to the Lamberts and Boscobel areas, every night from 10 PM to 4 AM starting today, March 16th […]

    March 16, 2020Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  21. BWA Wastewater Division to do Maintenance Work This Weekend

    The Barbados Water Authority will continue its upgrade and refurbishment of its Wastewater Division at the Bridgetown Sewage Treatment Plant on Sunday 15th March between the hours of 6:00 am and 7:00 pm. During this time, septage haulers will be transporting sewage from the River Road Lift Station to the sewage plant. Vehicular traffic may […]

    March 14, 2020Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Adjustments Being Made at Hampton Pumping Station to Assist Restoration of Water to Ch Ch Areas

    The Barbados Water Authority are alerting customers in Christ Church districts still suffering intermittent water outages the extended outage resulted from the fact it’s taking an extremely long time for water pressures in the entire network to return to normal. High usage in other areas supplied from the same source is slowing down the recovery […]

    February 15, 2020BusinessNo comments
  23. Bowmanston Pumping Station Offline to Effect Emergency Repairs

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform residents and businesses in parts of St. George and St. John that the Bowmanston Pumping Station went offline since Tuesday, February 11th from around 4:00 pm to allow crews to carry out emergency repairs to a pump at that location. As a result, customers in the following districts […]

    February 12, 2020Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  24. BWA Experiencing Low Production at Golden Ridge Pumping Station

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform residents and businesses in parts of St. Joseph, who are currently experiencing low pressure or intermittent outages that it is due to reduced production from the Bowmanston and the Golden Ridge facilities which is in turn impacting the Castle Grant system. As a result, the areas which may […]

    December 29, 2019Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  25. BWA Facilities Gradually Coming Back Online

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to update customers that its pumping stations are systematically being put back on line in conjunction with the restoration of power across the island. Engineer (Ag.) in charge of Operations and Maintenance at the BWA has indicated that “at this stage (late Monday evening) approximately sixty (60) percent of […]

    November 19, 2019Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments