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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

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