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Watlington Waterworks Earnings Down

Watlington Waterworks Earnings Down

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], Watlington Waterworks Ltd. released the Directors report to the shareholders, saying that “the company remains financially strong although earnings will be substantially down due to COVID-19 related closures and reduced operations.” The full filing stated: The opening Quarter of this year... Read more of this article

Burst Water Main, South Rd Temporarily Closes

Burst Water Main, South Rd Temporarily Closes

[Updated] A portion of South Road in Paget was temporarily closed early this morning [Aug 23] due to a burst water main.A police spokesperson said, “South Road, between White Sands Road and the Paget stop lights, is now closed to vehicular traffic due to a burst water main, causing damage to a portion of the roadway in that area rendering it... Read more of this article

DENR Office Resumes Normal Operations

DENR Office Resumes Normal Operations

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR], located in the Botanical Gardens, has resumed normal operations after a water shortage caused the office to close prior to the Cup Match holiday. A Government spokesperson said, “DENR reopened to the public on Monday, August 3rd and would like to thank their customers for their patience... Read more of this article

DENR Closed Due To Continued Water Shortage

DENR Closed Due To Continued Water Shortage

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] in the Botanical Gardens was closed late this morning [July 28] until further notice due to a continued water shortage. A Government spokesperson said, “This issue is being addressed and DENR apologises to their customers for any inconvenience caused. A further update will be provided to advise... Read more of this article

DENR Temporary Closure Due To Water Shortage

DENR Temporary Closure Due To Water Shortage

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the Botanical Gardens was temporarily closed as of 4pm today due to a water shortage. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR], located in the Botanical Gardens, was temporarily closed as of 4pm today [Monday, July 27th] due to a water shortage. “However,... Read more of this article

Watlington Waterworks Directors Report

Watlington Waterworks Directors Report

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], Watlington Waterworks Ltd. releases the Directors report to the shareholders. The full filing stated: The Year 2019 was one of contrasting halves. During the first six months the Company’s performance was weaker than it had been in previous years because rainfall had been above average, which in turn... Read more of this article

Water Issues, Warwick Preschool Closes Early

Water Issues, Warwick Preschool Closes Early

Warwick Preschool closed early today [Oct 29] due to issues with the water system. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Education is advising that Warwick Preschool has closed early today, 29 October, due to issues with the water system. Students and staff were released at 2:00 pm. “Parents were advised of the closure, and the school... Read more of this article

Department: Schools Have Safe Drinking Water

Department: Schools Have Safe Drinking Water

The post-hurricane water system checks are complete and all Bermuda Public Schools are “equipped with safe drinking water for students and staff,” the Department of Education said today. A government spokesperson said, “The Department of Education is advising that all Bermuda Public Schools are equipped with safe drinking water for... Read more of this article

Staff & Students Asked To Bring Water To School

Staff & Students Asked To Bring Water To School

With schools set to go back in on Monday following Hurricane Humberto, the Department is asking parents to provide their children with at least two 15 oz. bottles of water, which “should remain until confirmation is received that the water filtration system in each school has been checked.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry... Read more of this article

Watlington Waterworks Six Month Report

Watlington Waterworks Six Month Report

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange, Watlington Waterworks released the Directors Report to shareholders for the six months ended June 30th, 2019. The full filing stated, “The Utility Division of the Company’s subsidiary Bermuda Waterworks Limited provides piped drinking water as a supplementary supply to rainfall harvesting. This division... Read more of this article

Ghana Studies Bermuda’s Water System

Ghana Studies Bermuda’s Water System

[Written by Don Burgess] Ghana is studying Bermuda’s system of collecting rain to help solve their water crisis. The Ghanaian High Commissioner to the UK, Papa Owusu-Ankomah, recently visited the offices of OBMI Bermuda and met with regional director Colin Campbell.Mr Campbell gave a presentation on how Bermuda uses water harvesting through tanks,... Read more of this article

Ministry Urges People To Conserve Water

Ministry Urges People To Conserve Water

With the hotter months upon us, the Ministry of Public Works is issuing a reminder to the community about the importance of conserving water this summer. “The Ministry is urging residents to utilize some basic water conservation measures that will minimise the impact of possible water shortages this summer,” a Ministry spokesperson said. “We... Read more of this article

Transport Control Dept Closed For Rest Of Day

Transport Control Dept Closed For Rest Of Day

[Updated] Due to a water outage, TCD will close for the remainder of today [July 10]. A Government spokesperson said, “The Transport Control Department is advising that due to a water outage, the facility will close for the remainder of the day. “Please note that customers with appointments scheduled for the afternoon will be accommodated tomorrow. “The... Read more of this article