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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

Students Dismissed Due To No Water Supply

Students Dismissed Due To No Water Supply

Clearwater Middle School students were dismissed for the remainder of today [June 21], due to no water supply at the school according to the Department of Education [DoE]. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Education is advising that Clearwater Middle School students have been dismissed for the remainder of today, 21 June, due to no water supply... Read more of this article

Dellwood Students Leave Early, Repairs Made

Dellwood Students Leave Early, Repairs Made

Dellwood Middle School students were dismissed at 1:15pm today [May 20] as there was no running water at the school, and plumbers were called to make the necessary repairs. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Education is advising that Dellwood Middle School students were dismissed at 1:15pm today, 20 May, due to no running water at the school.... Read more of this article

Watlington Waterworks: “Very Strong Year”

Watlington Waterworks: “Very Strong Year”

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], Watlington Waterworks Ltd. releases the Directors report to the shareholders. The full filing stated: Watlington Waterworks Limited Board of Directors Report to Shareholders For the Year ended December 31st, 2018: The half-year report spoke of managing expectations following on after the exceptional... Read more of this article

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