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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  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. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Despite Bajans being water wasteful after SVG’s LaSoufriere spoke, Barbados Water Authority still addresses why Potable Water Coming into the country

    C A V E A T Please note the title of this article was altered by this online publication, as well as any redacted humor intentionally placed for recalcitrant readers to see, so do not attempt to make this a political football or you will get stomped on… The Prime Minister indicated in her recent […]

    May 3, 2021Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  16. BWA Introduces 24 Hour Tanker Service

    The Barbados Water Authority is working to meet the demand of its customers with the introduction of a 24-hour delivery service for its water tankers. The process will see the tanker teams continue to assist residents house to house while also refilling Community Tanks around the clock. Director of Engineering, Charles Leslie, explained that “due […]

    May 3, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  17. 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
  18. Bridgetown Global Shapers show support to those affected by La Soufrière eruption in St Vincent

    The Global Shapers – Bridgetown Hub has donated necessary water supplies in aid of Vincentians affected by the La Soufrière volcanic eruption with a donation to the Department of Emergency Management (DEM). Curator of the Global Shapers – Bridgetown Hub Camille Wiltshire expressed: “When we heard the call for donations for our Vincentian brothers and […]

    April 29, 2021CultureNo comments
  19. SAFETY TIPS FOR BAJANS FROM POLICE DURING CLEANUP OF VOLCANIC ASHFALL

    In the aftermath of the Volcanic Eruption of the La Soufriere Volcano and the subsequent ashfall that has impacted Barbados the Royal Barbados Police Force wishes to advise citizens that as they set about the task of cleaning up their surroundings to remain vigilant and observe the following tips: 1. Individuals who own power washers, […]

    April 23, 2021CrimeNo comments
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. BWA Advises Against Draining & Refilling Swimming Pools

    The Barbados Water Authority is making a special appeal to hotels and Barbadians with swimming pools to resist draining and refilling them as a result of the current ashfall. If water is absolutely required for cleaning, persons are advised to use non potable water.

    April 13, 2021Breaking News, Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. Low Reservoir Levels Impacting Sections of Barbados

    The Barbados Water Authority is currently experiencing low water levels at some of its facilities. This is manifesting itself in periodic loss of pipe-borne water to some customers. The increased use of potable water at this time of the ash falls is also making this situation worse. While the Authority understands that persons wish to […]

    April 13, 2021Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  24. BWA Limiting Work To Emergencies Until Further Notice

    In light of the prevailing conditions being experienced across the island, the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to advise that its crews will only be addressing absolute emergencies effective Saturday 10th April until further notice. The Barbados Water Authority also informs that it has no plans to shut off the water supply across the island. […]

    April 10, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  25. 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