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Guardian Highlight Bermuda Roof Water System

Guardian Highlight Bermuda Roof Water System

Noting that England could be facing chronic water shortages within 25 years, the UK’s Guardian has highlighted the island’s system, saying that “Bermuda has overcome its own water shortages by catching rainwater from roofs.”The story said, “England could be facing chronic water shortages within 25 years, the Environment Agency... Read more of this article

Ministry Reminds Of Extensive Water Works

Ministry Reminds Of Extensive Water Works

The Ministry of Public Works is reminding its piped water customers in Devonshire, Smiths, and Hamilton parishes that starting Tuesday, February 26, the Ministry will begin work on repairing and replacing the water mains along Middle Road, Fort Hill Road and Watlington Road East, which feed these parishes. A Government spokesperson said, “Some... Read more of this article

Piped Water Service Interruptions In 3 Parishes

Piped Water Service Interruptions In 3 Parishes

[Updated] The Ministry is advising piped water customers from Devonshire, Smiths and Hamilton Parishes that there will be a “weekly scheduled periodic shut down” of service while repairs are carried out. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising its piped water customers in Devonshire, Smiths, and Hamilton... Read more of this article

Update On Water Outage In Devonshire

Update On Water Outage In Devonshire

The Ministry of Public Works provided an update on the water outage in Cedar Park and Mary Victoria Road in Devonshire. A Government spokesperson said, “This week, the Ministry of Public Works’ Water and Sewage Section, experienced water service outages to residents in the area of Cedar Park and Mary Victoria Road, Devonshire. “Today,... Read more of this article

Ministry: Update On Water Outage In Devonshire

Ministry: Update On Water Outage In Devonshire

The Ministry of Public Works said they are “aware of an ongoing water outage in the area of Cedar Park and Mary Victoria Road, Devonshire area and have dispatched a team to remedy the situation.” Acting Minister of Public Works Wayne Caines said, “We have dispatched a work crew to the area to assess and effect repairs to the problem.” “I... Read more of this article

Stevedoring Services To Close Early Nov 27

Stevedoring Services To Close Early Nov 27

Stevedoring Services Limited [SSL] will close at 2.00pm on Tuesday, November 27 due to the need for plumbers to investigate a water issue. CEO of Polaris Holding Company Warren Jones said, “Please note that due to the need for plumbers to investigate a water issue, Stevedoring Services Limited will close at 2.00pm on Tuesday, November 27. The last... Read more of this article

Dellwood Middle School Closed Early Today

Dellwood Middle School Closed Early Today

The Department of Education is advising that Dellwood Middle School has closed early today [Nov 19] due to plumbing issues. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Education is advising that Dellwood Middle School has closed early today due to plumbing issues. Parents/guardians are being contacted and it is hoped that the situation will... Read more of this article

Prospect Preschool Temporary Relocation

Prospect Preschool Temporary Relocation

The Department of Education has this evening [Oct 30] announced the temporary relocation of Prospect Preschool to the Devonshire Seventh Adventist Church Hall on Roberts Avenue. A spokesperson said, “The Department closed the school yesterday due to plumbing and water issues. The Department’s facilities team has today commenced working on restoring... Read more of this article

Plumbing Issues: Prospect Preschool Closed

Plumbing Issues: Prospect Preschool Closed

The Department of Education announced that Prospect Preschool will be closed tomorrow [Tuesday, 30 October] due to plumbing issues. “The Preschool had to close earlier today because of limited water supply. Following an assessment this afternoon by the Department’s facilities team the decision was made to close the school tomorrow,”... Read more of this article

Watlington Waterworks Six Months Report

Watlington Waterworks Six Months Report

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], Watlington Waterworks Ltd. released the Directors report to the shareholders. The full filing stated: “The previous year, 2017, was an exceptionally strong year. This was attributed to a high demand for the Company’s products and services for supplementary potable water supplies due to an extended... Read more of this article

TCD Closed Today Due To Plumbing Issue

TCD Closed Today Due To Plumbing Issue

The Transport Control Department [TCD] is advising the public that TCD offices have been closed due to a plumbing issue, with hopes to return to normal operating hours tomorrow [June 26] at 8.30am. A Government spokesperson said, “The Transport Control Department has advised that TCD offices have been closed due to a plumbing issue. The matter is... Read more of this article

Hill To Provide New Water Treatment Services

Hill To Provide New Water Treatment Services

Local entrepreneur Ananda Hill has founded a new company Aqua Care Ltd, which aims to provide a water treatment service that “gets rid of biofilm, bacteria, viruses, and spores from tanks and wells while keeping water safe to drink.” “Aqua Care Ltd can provide bacteria testing and treatment services by appointment or by subscription... Read more of this article

Minister Burch On Summer Water Supply Plans

Minister Burch On Summer Water Supply Plans

Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch provided an update on the state of water supply and distribution in advance of the “anticipated high demand this summer” in the House of Assembly on Friday [June 15]. The Minister said, “The Bermuda Weather Service is indicating that rainfall in Bermuda is below normal expectations. The total... Read more of this article