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  1. A different look, the same hydration; Seventh Day Adventist Schools receive free water station

    The bottle filling station installed at the Seventh Day Adventist Secondary School on Friday, which will also be accessible to the primary school students, looks different to the two units typically seen as part of the Hydrate programme. However, it provides the same quality of purified water, possesses contactless technology for dispensing, and provides chilled […]

    July 12, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Water Restored to Affected St. George Districts

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes today Sunday, May 22nd to update customers in Fairview, Free Hill, Superlative, Greens and surrounding districts in St. George that the water supply has been restored. The Authority apologises for any inconvenience caused by the disruption in service and thanks the residents for their patience and understanding.

    May 22, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  3. Low Reservoir Levels Affect Areas in St John

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to inform residents of St. John today, Monday 2nd May, that it is experiencing low reservoir levels at a facility in the parish which is in turn causing residents and businesses in some districts to be impacted by low water pressure or outages. The affected areas may include:  Ashbury […]

    May 2, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. BWA Conducting Emergency Work at St George Facility

    The Barbados Water Authority advises residents of some St. Michael, St. George, Christ Church and St Philip districts that it will be carrying out emergency work to replace a pump at a Pumping Station in St. George on Wednesday, March 2nd between 9:00 am & 2:00 pm. As a result, residents and businesses in the […]

    March 2, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  5. As Light & Power bitch slaps Water Authority? Now the BWA Experiencing Low Levels at Reservoirs in St Michael

    Today, Wednesday 23rd February, the Barbados Water Authority is still experiencing low levels at three of its facilities in St. Michael. As a result, customers in the following areas may continue to experience low pressure or water outages until reservoir levels improve. St. Michael Cave Hill, Lodge Hill, St. Stephen’s, Cane Garden, Jackson, Jackson Terrace, […]

    February 23, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  6. BWA TO MAKE A CONNECTION TO THE HALF ACRE RESERVOIR

    The Barbados Water Authority advises residents and businesses in parts of St. Lucy that it will be making a connection to the Half Acre Reservoir on Tuesday 15th February between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. As a result, customers in Durham, Jemmotts, Mount View, Rock Hall, Chance Hall, Cottage and the surrounding districts may be […]

    February 14, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  7. BWA Invites Participation in Customer Satisfaction Survey

    In an effort to improve customer service delivery and cement relationships with our valued customers, the Barbados Water Authority is presently conducting a customer satisfaction survey. The survey will be spearheaded by our Customer Service Representatives starting Thursday 3rd February, 2022 over a period of two (2) months via email and face-to-face interactions. It is […]

    February 3, 2022BusinessNo comments
  8. BWA to Install Flow Meters in Applewhaites, St. Thomas

    The Barbados Water Authority advises residents of some St. Thomas and St. George districts that it will be installing flow meters in Applewhaites, St. Thomas on Thursday, February 3rd, 2022 between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. Please visit the BWA’s Facebook page or Instagram for a detailed listing of the possible affected areas. Customers are […]

    February 1, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  9. Ionics Desalination Plant Offline This Weekend for Upgrades

    Ionics Freshwater Ltd. has advised the Barbados Water Authority that on Sunday 23rd January the Desalination Plant on the Mighty Grynner Highway will be taken offline between 9:00 am & 3:00 pm to facilitate electrical upgrades to the BLPC Substation that feeds the Plant. Persons in the following areas may experience low water pressure or a […]

    January 21, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. Power Outages Take Some BWA Pumping Stations Offline

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise that power outages in some northern, eastern and central parts of the island have caused some of its pumping stations in these areas to go offline. Teams are currently working on the restoration of power. However, as this process continues customers in these areas may experience low water […]

    June 17, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. Barbados Water Authority Using Non-Potable Water for Clean-up

    The Barbados Water Authority will be taking a leaf out of its own guidebook by using non-potable or recycled water as the process of washing down the headquarters, stations and reservoirs which began this weekend. The BWA confirmed the power washing of these facilities will be done using only non-potable water over a staggered period […]

    May 10, 2021EventsNo comments