Tag Archives: utilities

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to advise that it recently encountered a series of issues with its customer billing system which contributed to a number of challenges. The Authority’s IT personnel are working with the software developers to rectify the issues. Customers can be assured that the problems impacted invoice information only and actual […]

    March 28, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments

    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
  6. Barbados Water Authority joins with other Gov’t and Private Sector organisations to urge Online Payments

    In light of the prevailing circumstances pertaining to the COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the Government, face-to-face interactions at the Barbados Water Authority’s Customer Service and Payment Centre have been temporarily suspended until Monday, January 11th, 2021. Typically the following payment options are available for use. Online:- The Royal Bank of Canada The Bank of Nova […]

    January 9, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Barbados Water Authority warns the Distribution of Water Bills Delayed

    The Barbados Water Authority is alerting their customer base, due to a technical problem, the processing of water bills for part of August has been delayed. Persons with bill queries can call our Customer Service department at 434-4292 or email for assistance and to register for our e-billing. Customers following a payment agreement are […]

    September 4, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    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

    The Barbados Water Authority would like to inform its valued customers that its payment centre at The Pine, St. Michael will close to business at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, January 8th and its general offices at 1:00 pm.    This early closure is to facilitate the hosting of a general staff meeting.  Customers are therefore asked […]

    January 8, 2020TechnologyNo comments
  13. SurePay is now accepting mobile payments through Bitt’s mMoney app

    (CAVEAT: Views expressed in this article are strictly‘s and in no way endorsed by either mMoney nor SurePay or any parent companies and/or subsidiaries) It is said most people spend a fortnight of their working lives queuing and paying bills, this is set to be dramatically reduced when a revised app creates more leisure […]

    October 2, 2019Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  14. BWA Investigating Outages in some Christ Church, St George & St Philip Areas

    The Barbados Water Authority would like to advise residents of some Christ Church, St. George and St. Philip districts who are today Sunday suffering low pressure or water outages, that the Authority is aware and is conducting investigations into the cause of the problem. The districts which are reporting a problem include;- Edey Village, Frere […]

    January 27, 2019Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  15. BWA Suffers a Pump Failure at its Ashton Hall Pumping Station

    The Barbados Water Authority would like to advise residents of some St. Peter and St. Lucy districts that it has this evening suffered a pump failure at its Ashton Hall Reservoir. The districts which may be affected by low pressure or outages are located at the higher elevations in that system and may include;- The […]

    January 15, 2019Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Are Water Authority and Light & Power as sole suppliers seeing numbered days? Only Industry Minister knows for sure…

    A Cabinet minister hints that the few entities considered as monopolies may have numbered days, this while he praised the raising of knowledge and awareness on Competition Law and Policy, which is the focus at a CARIFORUM workshop at the Savannah Beach Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church. He said the seminar is appropriate as Barbados ensures […]

    July 24, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    Barbadians are now paying slightly less for petroleum products. (EDITOR’s NOTE: What savings, now I can fly to Brazil via GOL after all… Yeah, right!) Government has a mechanism in place to adjust petroleum prices in a more timely fashion, whereby prices will be regulated by the Ministry of Commerce and Trade, on the advice […]

    November 23, 2014Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. “A Fracking Good Story” by Bjørn Lomborg, Copyright: Project Syndicate, 2012

    Weather conditions around the world this summer have provided ample fodder for the global warming debate. Droughts and heat waves are a harbinger of our future, carbon cuts are needed now more than ever, and yet meaningful policies have not been enacted. But, beyond this well-trodden battlefield, something amazing has happened: Carbon-dioxide emissions in the […]

    September 18, 2012Nature, TechnologyNo comments
  19. The Barbados Water Authority carrying out investigations into water outages in St. Andrew

    The Barbados Water Authority informs customers in some St. Andrew districts between Baxters and Trio Path who may today Wednesday, October 6th still be suffering a water outage that its investigations into the source of the problem continue. Work crews are presently on site carrying out a number of checks and this will continue until […]

    October 6, 2011Featured, NatureNo comments
  20. The Barbados Water Authority carrying out maintenance work at the New Market Station: September 3rd

    The Barbados Water Authority informs the public that it will carry out maintenance work at the New Market Pumping Station between midnight on Friday, September 2nd and 4:00 p.m on Saturday, September 3rd. This work is expected to result in water outages in the St. George and Christ Church districts of Ellerton, Constant, Buckley Meadows […]

    September 2, 2011Featured, Technology1 comment