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January 6th, 2020
‘Water & Sewerage a disaster’- Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition member Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has lamented the massive disparity between the revenue and expenditure of the Water and Sewerage Department (W&SD) and is calling for it to be governed by a statutory body.

September 17th, 2019
Water & Sewerage Department now offering 24/7 Emergency Water Operators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Operators from the Water and Sewerage Department are now on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to respond to residents’ complaints related to water services.

May 17th, 2018
Road Town Sewerage pump station collapsed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was about 7:45 A.M. this morning Thursday, May 17, 2018, that portions of Road Town the capital city adjacent to the main Pump Station location by the Wickham’s Cay Service Station was awash with raw sewage, running in the streets.

October 27th, 2017
'We are not ready to allow public to pay bills'- WSD workers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "I think our focus at this point was supposed to be out in the field trying to replace meters or the pipes that were damaged and then when we get the office up and running we allow the public to come."

February 6th, 2017
Perline Scatliffe-Leonard In again! Returns to W&SD as Boss

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom that first and accuracy reported that Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) had removed Mrs Perline Scatliffe-Leonard from her post as Director of Water and Sewerage Department (WSD).

October 28th, 2016
This Week We Feature Young Professional William J. Barry

Humble, driven by a passion for success, family oriented, determined and committed to given tasks are just a few attributes accredited to our Young Professional for this week, Mr William J. Barry.

September 16th, 2016
Outgoing WSD Director praised for $5M revenue increase in 2 years

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) plugged a rose in the hands of Mrs Perline Scatliffe-Leonard who he credits for doing an excellent job in raising revenue collection for the Water and Sewerage Department from $2M to $7M in approximately two years.

September 14th, 2016
Perline Scatliffe-Leonard Out! Michael Davis In! @ W&SD

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The first woman to have been appointed as Director of Water and Sewerage Department of the Virgin Islands, Mrs Perline Scatliffe-Leonard, has been removed after being confirmed to the position for less than three years.

July 16th, 2016
Greenland without water for 2 weeks due to broken pipe

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Residents of the Greenland community, in East End, Tortola are upset at the shoddy excuses they have allegedly been getting from officials of the Water and Sewerage Department for the disruption of water supply in the area.

July 6th, 2016
VG residents frustrated over slothfulness of W&SD

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Residents of Virgin Virgin Gorda have been expressing on social media their frustration at the length of time pipe breakages and leaks are taken to be fixed by Water and Sewerage Department (W&SD).

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