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Tag Archives: water

  1. 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
  2. BWA WORKING TO OVERCOME SYSTEM CHALLENGES

    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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. BARBADOS WATER AUTHORITY REMINDS CLIENTELE OF USING ONLINE PAYMENTS UNTIL 17th FEB, 2021

    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. 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 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
  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. CIBC FirstCaribbean presents Water Station to Lester Vaughn School

    Destiny Greenidge was the first student to fill her bottle at the newly unveiled water station at the Lester Vaughn Secondary School under the watchful eye of students and teachers of the school along with Alicia Jarvis of Newport Water, the company installing the station and Barrington Watson, Director of Corporate Banking CIBC FirstCaribbean, the […]

    October 12, 2020EducationNo comments
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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 customercare@bwa.gov.bb for assistance and to register for our e-billing. Customers following a payment agreement are […]

    September 4, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. Apes Hill Pumping Station Offline

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform the public that today Wednesday, August 26th its Pumping Station at Apes Hill is offline due to low reservoir levels. This is affecting customers connected to the Castle Grant distribution system and therefore residents in some parts of St. James, St. Andrew, St. Thomas and St. Joseph may […]

    August 26, 2020Breaking News, TechnologyNo comments
  19. Courtesy Call to new Transport Minister from Chinese Ambassador, Yan Xiusheng

    At a recent courtesy call by the Ambassador of the Republic of China to the Ministry of Transport, Works and Water Resources, the newly appointed Minister of Transport, Works and Water Resources, Ian Gooding-Edghill stated the Government of Barbados continues to value their mutual cooperation and the assistance the Embassy continues to provide to the […]

    August 25, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  20. BWA ploughing Tens of Millions into St John, looking to complete in 2021

    The Barbados Water Authority is moving forward with the project to augment the water supply into the water starved sections of St. Andrew, St. Thomas, St. John and St. Joseph. In order to achieve this, infrastructural upgrades are required to move the water from the Vineyard Reservoir in St. Philip to Golden Ridge in St. […]

    August 24, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. BWA TO MAKE AN INSTALLATION AT CONSTANT, ST GEORGE

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform residents and businesses in parts of St. George that it will be installing a valve at Constant, St. George on Wednesday, July 15th between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. As a result, customers in the following areas may be affected by low pressure or water outages: Constant, Dash […]

    July 14, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  25. 8th PM of Barbados responds to St John water woes, pledges solution forthcoming as funds available

    Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley vowed this weekend getting water to Barbadians in rural areas is now a top priority, revealing a special capital works project on a feeder to the Bowmanston Pumping Station in St John will be fast-tracked;   View this post on Instagram   A viral YouTube video depicting the hardship of […]

    July 6, 2020Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments