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  1. Emergency Work at BWA’s St Peter Pumping Station Completed

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is alerting residents of St. Peter and St. Andrew how they completed emergency work carried out today Sunday 2nd January at one of its pumping stations in St. Peter. Residents of the affected areas in St. Peter and St. Andrew are advised that it may take some time for the […]

    January 2, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  2. Temporary Delay in CT Services at the QEH

    Barbadians are kindly asked to note that computerized tomography (CT) services provided by the hospital’s X-Ray and Imaging Department are delayed due to a problem with the Department’s CT machine. An assessment of the CT machine has identified the source of the issue and the necessary replacement parts have been procured and are on route […]

    October 31, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  3. BWA – Progress for Burst Main in Cattlewash, St Joseph

    The Barbados Water Authority continues to update residents of St. Joseph and St. Andrew that the installation a new 10-inch main at Cattlewash, St. Joseph is in progress. The BWA crews continue to work on laying the 650 meters of new main and this process is approximately 30% complete. Once the new main has been […]

    October 30, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  4. BWA Installing New Meters and Servicing Valve early Tomorrow 13th Oct, 2021

    The Barbados Water Authority advises residents of St. Michael and Christ Church that on Wednesday, October 13th, 2021 between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. crews will be installing meters and servicing a valve near the entrance to the SJPI which may result in water outages and low pressure to residents in: St. Michael Kent Upton […]

    October 12, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Emera trains SJPI Students

    Emera Caribbean and the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) are doing their part to ensure the workforce is ready, as Barbados transitions to become carbon neutral by 2030 by deploying renewable energy solutions throughout the island. Kamal Seale, Systems Engineer, Emera Caribbean Renewables, explained “the on the job work experience included safety training, […]

    October 12, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Barbados Lottery Systems continue to be Offline, repairs underway…

    Unfortunately, our systems are down ๐Ÿ™ 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 #Sorry๐Ÿ™

    February 17, 2021Breaking News, Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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