BWA PSA – Power Outages Experienced at Some BWA Pumping Stations Overnight
The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to inform the public that due to Barbados Light and Power Company Ltd (BLPC) outages at some of its Pumping Stations during the night, pumping from the facilities was ceased temporarily. By this morning, Wednesday June 24th pumping resumed at all locations, however, this stoppage may impact customers in some St. George, Christ Church and St. Michael districts as the connected facilities are presently affected by low reservoir levels.
While all stations are fully back online, some customers may currently be experiencing low water pressure or outages. Please note that it takes time for the water pressure to build and for normal supply to be restored.
The Water Authority’s fleet of water tankers shall make every effort to assist residents of any areas suffering an outage as a temporary measure. Please be guided accordingly.
The Authority reminds everyone that even though the Hurricane Season has officially begun, the island is still being impacted by the effects of a prolonged drought.
You are reminded that you must store water to assist yourself and your family on an ongoing basis and particularly at this time. As usual we reiterate five (5) gallons per person, per day, per household for a minimum of five (5) days or as much as your household requires. (ENDS)
June 24, 2020