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November 18th, 2015
Broken pipe causes water shortage @ Terrance B. Lettsome Int'l Airport

BEEF ISLAND, VI – The Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport was today November 18, 2015 hit by water woes as a result of a broken pipe.

October 8th, 2015
VG to get $2M water plant upgrade

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The water woes plaguing Virgin Gorda for more than a year now could soon come to an end with the renewing of the contract for water production between Aqua Design (BVI) Limited and Government today, October 8, 2015.

July 7th, 2015
Hon Vanterpool apologises for water woes across the territory

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) said Government has made the resolution of water issues in the territory a priority.

June 25th, 2015
Water supply returns to JVD after two weeks

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – After struggling with a water shortage for some two weeks, the lifesaving commodity has been restored on the sister island of Jost Van Dyke but residents insist it took the relevant authorities much too long to deal with the situation.

June 24th, 2015
UPDATE: Aqua Design Ltd blamed for VG water woes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Low levels of water being supplied by water company, Aqua Design Ltd, is being blamed for the severe water shortage in Virgin Gorda.

April 28th, 2015
Are the water shortages in SCB willful acts?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents of Sea Cows Bay have been experiencing water shortages for the past three days and want to know why they are being made to suffer.

February 14th, 2014
VG farmer calls for Gov't to address water woes

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - One farmer on the island of Virgin Gorda is calling for Government to do more to help those who till the soil get relief from the high cost of water they have been enduring over the years and enjoy better returns.

January 30th, 2013
Farmers discouraged ahead of Farmers’ Week 2013

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – While many might be eagerly anticipating the upcoming annual Farmers’ Week, some farmers have asserted that they may not even be inclined to participate and have described the event as a ‘vendors’ exhibition’.

February 13th, 2012
Farmers renew call for “action” on water woes [Photoslide Included]

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – While the poor support for Farmers’ Week 2012 was acknowledged by many, participating farmers themselves have expressed concern while calling for “action” not just words to address the main issue affecting them from propelling forward in the industry - water.


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