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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

Watlington Waterworks “Exceptional Year”

Watlington Waterworks “Exceptional Year”

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], Watlington Waterworks Ltd. released the Directors report to the shareholders, saying it was an “exceptional year” with water sales “the highest in five years, and sales revenue and net earnings set new record highs.” The full filing stated: “The Year 2017 was an exceptional... Read more of this article

Repairs Underway To Fix Water Main Break

Repairs Underway To Fix Water Main Break

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that repair works are underway to fix a water main break in the Devonshire area. Affected areas include:Middle Road, Devonshire Parts of South Shore, Devonshire Flatts Area Government Quarry“It’s anticipated that the repairs will be completed by late today,” the Ministry said. “The Ministry... Read more of this article

Issues With St. George Flushing Water System

Issues With St. George Flushing Water System

The Corporation of St. George [CSG] said their flushing water system  is “experiencing issues” and is “currently out of service.” A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George [CSG] would like to inform all residents and businesses that are attached to the CSG’s flushing water system that we are experiencing issues... Read more of this article

East End Southside BECL To Shut Down At 1PM

East End Southside BECL To Shut Down At 1PM

Bermuda Emissions Control Ltd [BECL] will shut down their east end Southside testing facility at 1.00pm today [March 2] after the Bermuda Land Development Corporation [BLDC] discovered a water break in an area between Commercial Park and the St. David’s roundabout at the end of Kindley Field Road. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Emissions Control... Read more of this article

Collaborative Study Of Bermuda’s Tank Water

Collaborative Study Of Bermuda’s Tank Water

Human health risks associated with drinking local tank water could be significantly reduced through increased public awareness of tank water as raw water and the adoption of appropriate disinfection procedures. According to the Government, that was one of the key findings of a new collaborative study examining the challenges facing Bermuda’s water... Read more of this article

Happy Valley Child Care Centre Closed For Day

Happy Valley Child Care Centre Closed For Day

Happy Valley Child Care Centre is closing with “immediate effect” due to a plumbing issue, the Government said at just past noon today [Jan 24]. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Social Development and Sport wishes to advise that Happy Valley Child Care Centre is closing with immediate effect due to a plumbing issue. “Today’s... Read more of this article

TCD Closed Due To Broken Pipe [Re-Opened]

TCD Closed Due To Broken Pipe [Re-Opened]

[Updated] TCD is closed this morning [Dec 13] due to a broken water pipe, the Ministry has confirmed, saying that “it is expected TCD will resume normal services by mid-afternoon today.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs would like to inform the public that the Transport Control Department... Read more of this article

St. George’s Water Plan Information Forum

St. George’s Water Plan Information Forum

The Ministry of Public Works is encouraging residents to attend a Public Information Centre to learn about the latest recommendations of the “Strategy for Sustainable Water and Wastewater Servicing – St. George’s Parish” on Wednesday, December 6th. A Government spokesperson said, “Next week, the Ministry of Public Works is encouraging residents... Read more of this article

Dellwood Middle School Closes Early On Monday

Dellwood Middle School Closes Early On Monday

[Updated] Dellwood Middle School is closing early today [Oct 16] due to plumbing issues, with water to the school shut off following a burst water main. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Education is advising that Dellwood Middle School is closing early today due to plumbing issues. “Water to the school has been shut off due... Read more of this article

Repairs Underway In Devon Spring, Devonshire

Repairs Underway In Devon Spring, Devonshire

The Public Works Ministry advised that repairs are underway to fix a water main break in the Devon Spring, Devonshire area, which will result in a disruption of water service for area residents. A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that repair works are underway to fix a water main break in the Devon Spring, Devonshire... Read more of this article

‘Dramatic Increase’ For Watlington Waterworks

‘Dramatic Increase’ For Watlington Waterworks

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], Watlington Waterworks released their Directors report, saying that their ”performance through the first six months of this year has been remarkable,” with the increase “due to very high demand from increased tourism related activity because of the America’s Cup and an early summer... Read more of this article

TCD & Emissions Control Closed For Rest Of Day

TCD & Emissions Control Closed For Rest Of Day

The Transport Control Department and Bermuda Emissions Control Ltd have both closed for the remainder of today [Aug 11] due to lack of running water in the building. A spokesperson said, “The Transport Control Department has advised that TCD and the Bermuda Emissions Control Ltd. have both closed for the remainder of today, as a result of a lack of... Read more of this article