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August 10th, 2016
No water in many areas but lots of broken pipes with water wastage

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While many areas on Tortola, Virgin Gorda and Jost van Dyke are most often out of water, many residents throughout the Virgin Islands continue to witness many broken pipes with water running for days.

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).

June 28th, 2016
Blame BVI Electricity Corporation for water woes- Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Lack of water continues to be a serious issue in the Virgin Islands, particularly on Tortola and Virgin Gorda. Residents continue to cry out as the Virgin Islands' Government cannot fulfill the mandate of a continuous supply of potable water to all citizens.

April 26th, 2016
‘Little bit of patience’ needed before VG water woes are resolved- Dr Hubert O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After previously saying that the water problem in Virgin Gorda was heart-breaking for him and that he considered it the number one issue for him as Ninth District Representative, Dr The Hon Hubert O’Neal said he now sees “a light at the end of the tunnel.”

April 19th, 2016
Water woes frustrating North Sound VG residents

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- While residents of various parts of the sister island of Virgin Gorda, including the Valley, have had some relief to their recent water woes, residents of North Sound are still experiencing water shortages.

March 30th, 2016
VG water woes heartbreaking- Dr Hubert O'Neal

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Dr The Honourable Hubert O'Neal, Representative for the Ninth District said the water situation on the island of Virgin Gorda is a heart breaking one for him and he considers it the number one issue and is hopeful that the Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) brings relief.

March 26th, 2016
VG water woes embarrassing to me - Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On the eve of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival this weekend, Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) said he was embarrassed about the water situation on Virgin Gorda and called the issue of water in the territory his biggest challenge as Minister.

March 3rd, 2016
Washrooms at The Baths closed off due to water shortage

THE BATHS, Virgin Gorda, VI – Residents of the sister island of Virgin Gorda called our newsroom today March 3, 2016 to bitterly complain about the lack of water at the washroom facility at the The Baths and slammed Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), accusing him of not being prepared for the influx of passengers to that island.

January 5th, 2016
No water for the year! North Sound VG residents complain of water shortage

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – For the past week or so residents of North Sound, Virgin Gorda have been experiencing severe water shortage reportedly as a result of a damaged pump used to distribute water throughout the areas.

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.



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