Main Ruptures at the Desalination Plant
BARBADOS WATER AUTHORITY
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to inform the public that work being carried out at the Ionics Freshwater Desalination Plant this evening, Tuesday, July 9th has unfortunately resulted in a rupture on an 18-inch main. The plant has had to be taken offline in order for repairs to be carried out.
The Authority is therefore advising that customers in the following areas may experience low pressure or water outages as a result.
The districts affected may include:
In St. Thomas
Cane Garden, Arthur Seat, Welches Heights, Bagatelle Park, Bagatelle Gardens, Melrose, Redman’s Village, Kew Land, Edgehill, Welches Terrace, Padmore Village and surrounding areas.
In St. James
Husbands, Clearview Heights, Meadowvale Heights, Crystal Heights, Hoyte’s Village, Hoyte’s Terrace, Oxnards, Wanstead, Holders Hill, West Terrace, Prior Park, Haynesville, Bamboo Ridge and surrounding districts.
In St. Michael
Black Rock, St. Stephen’s Hill, Spooners Hill, Grazettes, Cave Hill, Well Gap, Rock Dundo, Lodge Hill, Clermont, UniversityDrive, Warrens and surrounding areas.
The Barbados Water Authority apologises for the inconvenience caused to its valued customers. (ENDS)
July 9, 2019