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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. BWA Addressing Bursts on Large-sized Mains in Oistins and Trents

    The Barbados Water Authority is today Wednesday, April 14th addressing a burst on a section of the 16-inch main in Trents in St. James. Work has begun to repair this large sized main. As a result, customers located between Porters and Carlton may experience low water pressure or outages later in the day today. The […]

    April 15, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. Work Still Ongoing at BWA’s New Market Pump Station

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to update customers in parts of St. George, St. Michael and Christ Church still impacted by water outages or low pressure that work to complete the repair of a pump at the Newmarket Pumping Station is still ongoing. Repair work at the station is progressing slowly because personnel from […]

    November 18, 2019Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  25. BWA’s Update on Alleynedale Pumping Station

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is pleased to update Barbadians that electrical issues experienced by the Barbados Light & Power Company (BLPC) at the Alleynedale station got resolved today and pumping resumed at the facility. While this station is back online, it did in turn impact levels at Half Acre and Lamberts and it will […]

    October 4, 2019Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments