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Minister Burch On Summer Water Supply

Minister Burch On Summer Water Supply

“The island is currently in a dry spell” and residents should be “conscious of their water usage this summer,” Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said in the House of Assembly today [July 2]. “The Bermuda Weather Service indicates that rainfall in Bermuda for the last couple of months is below usual levels,”... Read more of this article

BLDC: Water Main Line Break At Southside

BLDC: Water Main Line Break At Southside

A “water main line break at Southside that has caused a lack of water,” the BLDC said, adding that they “expect this repair to take a few more hours” A spokesperson said, “BLDC reports a water main line break at Southside that has caused a lack of water for most of today. We are currently excavating the area of the break in... Read more of this article

Water Outage In Mosquito Hill Devonshire Area

Water Outage In Mosquito Hill Devonshire Area

The Ministry of Public Works is advising the public of a water main break on Middle Road in Devonshire, near Mosquito Hill, affecting customers east of the Middle Road junction with Hermitage Road, Devonshire. A Government spokesperson said, “Customers impacted include businesses and residents in the Flatts, Shelly Bay, Radnor Road areas, including... 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. released their Directors report to the shareholders. The full filing stated: The Year 2020 will long be remembered for the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Company started the year very strongly and by the end of the first Quarter had recorded one of its strongest starts... Read more of this article

BUEI Open House For World Water Day

BUEI Open House For World Water Day

In celebration of World Water Day, the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] will host an open house on March 20th. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] will host an open house on March 20th from 10am–4pm in honor of World Water Day and the entire community is invited to this free event. “Commemorated... Read more of this article

‘Intermittent Water Supply Levels’ In St. George’s

‘Intermittent Water Supply Levels’ In St. George’s

“Recent failures in St. George’s ageing water distribution system have disrupted the service resulting in intermittent water supply levels,” the Ministry of Public Works has confirmed. A Government spokesperson said, “A team from the Water and Sewage Section are working to resolve the issue and expect services to return to normal... Read more of this article

‘Green Initiatives’ For City’s Wastewater

‘Green Initiatives’ For City’s Wastewater

The City of Hamilton said they have “started a number of green initiatives to improve the performance of the Hamilton wastewater network, with a goal to reduce pumping energy expenditures within the system.” A spokesperson said, “The current system is comprised of sixteen large wastewater pumps, the energy costs of which can easily fall... Read more of this article

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