BWA Conducting Emergency Repairs to a Main in St. Thomas

The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise that it is currently carrying out repairs to a burst on a 10-inch main in Canefield, St. Thomas.

The ruptured main has been impacting water levels in the Castle Grant system which supplies customers in parts of St. Joseph and St. Andrew.

Residents in the following areas may experience water outages and low water pressure as a result of the work:

  • Canefield
  • Farmers
  • Sugar Hill
  • Braggs Hill
  • Airy Hill
  • Lammings
  • Horse Hill
  • Bissex
  • Bernard’s
  • Chimborazo
  • Melvin’s Hill
  • Mellows
  • Lower Parks
  • Upper Parks
  • Spa Hill
  • Dunscombe
  • Mose Bottom
  • White Hill


and surrounding neighbourhoods.

The Authority apologizes for the loss of the piped-borne supply to these areas but will continue to assist them via water tanker as a temporary measure.

Residents will be updated on the progress of the work.  (ENDS)