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October 21st, 2016
Water shortage is a ‘weapon to punish’ Third District- Hon Fraser RA

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- As was expected the prolonged issue of water shortage in the Third District took front and centre stage at the Public Meeting called by its representative Hon Julian Fraser RA at Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre on October 20, 2016.

July 13th, 2016
Anegada hit by water & fuel shortages

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI – Without a reservoir, heavy rainfall or otherwise storage of water, residents of the sister island of Anegada say that they are in deep water woes as the government supply system is said to be down.

January 10th, 2016
UPDATE: Hon Fraser says Hon Vanterpool assured 3rd District will get water!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Leader of the Opposition and Representative for the Third District Honourable Julian Fraser RA said he is keeping his “fingers crossed” as he has heard from Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) on water relief for the people of the Third District.

January 6th, 2016
Flock of sheep reports to EE Police Station!

EAST END, Tortola, VI- It seems the East End Police Station on the island of Tortola is now the centre for animals to make reports as following a story we did in November 2015 about a horse photographed visiting the station one night, a flock of sheep has since visited the facility.

December 21st, 2015
‘We can’t even take a bath!’ No water on Fort Hill for 2 weeks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “If I had the tools I would have gone and fixed that pipe myself,” stated a frustrated resident of Fort Hill on the main island of Tortola who said the area has been out of potable water for some two weeks due to a damaged pipe.

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.

February 7th, 2013
UPDATE: Water situation improves but not yet resolved at Survey Dept.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Water and Sewerage Department says it is holding to its commitment of correcting the water shortage problems plaguing sections of Road Town for quite some time.

January 8th, 2013
Tempers flare as gov’t officials meet farmers on water concerns

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Tempers flared and words were exchanged at various points as government officials met with a group of farmers yesterday, January 7, 2013 at Paraquita Bay to iron out issues concerning the lack of water in the area.



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