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  1. Light & Power Lightens the Load of Local Charity for De Blue and Green Gully project

    Local charity Youth Equipped to Achieve! (YEA!) received a $1,500 cash donation and recycled utility poles from The Barbados Light & Power Company just ahead of the 2022 new year. The donation will assist YEA! in a number of ways, including securing the border of “De Blue and Green Gully” or “DeBaGG” project in Easy […]

    January 13, 2022NatureNo comments
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  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. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Public Zoom Meeting on IDB Global Roads Project

    A public Zoom meeting on the 6 roads chosen for the Global Roads Project, of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Road Rehabilitation and Improving Connectivity of Road Infrastructure Programme, is set for Wednesday, February 24th, at 6 PM. to 8:00 P.M., at zoom link: – https://zoom.us/j/96342588687?pwd=S1V0TWxrQUdDZTAvLzRqWEw3ak5Ldz09. Meeting ID – 963 4258 8687 and Passcode: – […]

    February 23, 2021Featured, NatureNo comments
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. WATER AUTHORITY IS ASKING YOU TO MAKE IT EASIER FOR THEM TO HUNT YOU DOWN

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to advise the public that it is currently undertaking another upgrade to its Customer Information System (UCIS). Should any customers experience issues with their bills or encounter difficulties paying water bills at external agencies or online, please contact their Customer Service Centre via 434-4292 or customercare@bwa.gov.bb. Barbados Water Authority […]

    November 12, 2020TechnologyNo comments
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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