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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  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. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  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. 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
  12. 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
  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. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  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. 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. 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
  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. Water Bills Delayed for the Month of February

    The Barbados Water Authority is alerting Barbadians due to technical difficulties experienced recently with its Customer Information System, there has been a delay in the preparation of some water bills for the month of February. Customers may visit the BWA Payment Centres at the Pine Headquarters, the Pine, St. Michael or Probyn Street, Bridgetown to […]

    March 11, 2019Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Critical shutdown of BWA’s Hampton Pumping Station

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise residents and businesses in parts of Christ Church and St. Philip that there will be a critical shutdown of its Hampton Pumping Station on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 between 4:00 pm and 10:00 pm. This shutdown is to facilitate the changing of five (5) valves at the station. […]

    February 20, 2019Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Update – Repairs to 9-inch Burst Complete

    The Barbados Water Authority would like to advise residents and businesses in the St. Michael and Christ Church areas affected by water outages or low pressure on February 14th that repair of the burst 9-inch main in Mount Friendship, St. Michael is now complete. The Authority is asking customers to be patient however, as it […]

    February 15, 2019Events, FeaturedNo comments
  24. BWA Addresses a Build-up of Grease at its Bridgetown Plant

    Over the past few days, the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has received intermittent reports of malodours in the immediate vicinity of the Bridgetown Sewage Treatment Plant. The source of the problem has been traced to a build-up of grease entering the Plant. This increase forced personnel to make adjustments and carry out additional cleaning of […]

    February 10, 2019EducationNo comments
  25. BWA Crews Continue Repair Work to Replace Pumps at Applewhaite’s Pumping Station

    Barbados Water Authority crews continue emergency repair work on Monday night, to replace pumps impacted by a power outage at its Applewhaite’s Pumping Station. Thus far, one pump has successfully been replaced and is working once again. Work is currently underway on the second. While residents in some districts may continue to be impacted overnight, […]

    January 29, 2019Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments