Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Emergency delays well pump replacement at Hampton

Christ Church and St Philip residents were expecting water issues or outages on Thursday, March 5.

However, the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has stated that due to an unforeseen emergency, the changing of a well pump at Hampton pumping station had to be postponed to Friday, March 6, between 2.00 pm and 7.00 pm.

Therefore customers will see disturbances Friday instead.

Customers in the following areas may experience low water pressure or outages:

In Christ Church:

Charnocks, Pilgrim Road, Durants, Kingsland, Lodge Road, Newton, Lowlands, Balls, Kendal Hill, Hopefield, Wotton, Church Hill, Southern Heights, Callenders, Parish Land, Montrose, Silver Hill, Gibbons, Providence, Vauxhall, Seawell, Lodge Road, Maxwell Hill, Coverley, Fairview, Gall Hill, Harmony Lodge, Water Street, Ealing Park, Ealing Grove, Atlantic Shores, Enterprise, Chancery Lane, Inch Marlow, Silver Sands, Round Rock, Goodland, Green Garden, Hopewell, Carters Gap, Fairy Valley, Wilcox, and surrounding districts.

In St. Philip:

Oldbury, Rock Hall, Harlington, Greenpoint, Ocean City, St. Martins, Foul Bay,  Harmony Lodge, Heddings, St. Martins, Rices, Gemswick, Bequest, Long Bay Village, Cave Land, Seaview, Work Hall, Apple Hall, Lynches, Merricks, Eastbourne, Crane Park, Belair, Diamond Valley, Kirtons, Mangrove, Windward Gardens, Harry Smith, Well House, Bottom Bay, Atlantic Park, and surrounding areas.        

Customers are still being asked to store an adequate supply of water for the duration of the shutdown. 

Water tankers will be dispatched to assist the affected areas.

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