Thursday 18 July, 2019

BWA warns of possible outages, low water pressure

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has advised that Ionics Freshwater Ltd., which augments the St. Stephen's Reservoir, will shut down for annual maintenance on Sunday, November 5 at 8:00 p.m. until Monday, November 6 at 10:00 p.m.

The shutdown will result in low water pressure and outages across several districts in three parishes and may include:

St Thomas: Arthur Seat, Welches Heights, Bagatelle Park, Bagatelle Gardens, Bagatelle Terrace, Hoytes Village, Holder’s Hill, Melrose, Redmans Village, Edge Hill, Welches Terrace, Padmore Village and the surrounding districts in St. Thomas.

St. James: West Terrace, Oxnards, Husbands, Ricks Land, Haynesville, Durants Village, Holders Hill, Prior Park, Bennetts, Arch Hall, Sea View, Halycon Heights, Sunset Ridge, Paynes Bay, Sandy Lane, Sunset Crest, Jamestown Park, Trents, Porters, Prospect, Fitts Village, Derricks and the surrounding districts in St. James.

St. Michael: Cane Garden, Jackson, Lodge Hill, Hinds Hill, Clermont, Wanstead, Warrens, Clerview, Crystal Heights, White Hall, Lodge Hill, St. Stephens Hill, Bridge Gap, Black Rock, Deacons Farm, Goodland, Westbury Road, Eagle Hall, Bank Hall, Station Hill, Barbarees Hill, Passage Road, New Orleans, White Park Road, Country Road, Hindsbury Road, Roebuck Street, Carrington Village, Halls Road, Belleville, Culloden Road, City of Bridgetown and the surrounding districts in St. Michael.

Customers in these areas are asked to store an adequate supply of water for the duration of the shutdown.

The BWA apologises for any inconvenience.

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