The Barbados Water Authority informs residents and businesses in parts of St. Michael and Christ Church that the Pumping Station which supplies them with water will be taken offline tomorrow Sunday, February 5th between 9:00 am & 4:00 pm to facilitate emergency electrical maintenance.

The Authority is putting measures in place to mitigate against widespread outages, however, in the unlikely event that there are outages or low pressure, customers in the following areas are advised to store some water to use during the period of work in case they are affected.

The areas include St. Michael and Christ Church districts stretching from Codrington junction in St. Michael to Carter’s Gap in Christ Church including all of Bridgetown and Collymore Rock in St. Michael to Vauxhall in Christ Church including the Fort George and Sheraton areas.   

Water tankers will be dispatched to assist customers in the affected areas as a temporary measure if necessary.

The Barbados Water Authority apologises for any inconvenience the emergency work on Sunday February 5th may cause.    (ENDS)

February 4, 2023