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December 2nd, 2019
Water & Sewerage rolling out digital meters

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Director of the Water and Sewerage Department, Mrs Perline R. Scatliffe Leonard has announced that the initial management training is complete for the operation of the ultrasonic water meter Kamstrup FlowIQ 2100.

September 19th, 2019
Residents urged to store water ahead of Hurricane Jerry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) are being encouraged to store water for at least three days should the territory face adverse weather as a result of Hurricane Jerry, which can result in the closure of pipelines.

January 11th, 2018
Water & Sewerage Dept undertakes replacement pipe works in RT

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many motorists and pedestrians have been wondering for the past two to three days this week why traffic has come to a almost halt on the James Walter Francis Drive dual carriageway in Road Town, Tortola.

October 5th, 2015
W&SD flushing water network @ VG & SCB with chlorine today

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Residents of Virgin Gorda are calling on Government and Water and Sewerage Department (W&SD) to not only do the radio and Facebook messages for the water flushing exercise today, October 5, 2015, but to also have a mobile public address system through the streets of the island among a few other things.

May 12th, 2014
UPDATE: Two schools to remain closed tom. May 13

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Althea Scatliffe Primary and Enid Scatliffe Pre-primary schools will remain closed tomorrow, May 13, 2014.

May 2nd, 2014
This Week We Feature Young Professional Kerine C. Henry

By Ron M. Henry

Undoubtedly, one important ingredient which is sometimes inadvertently overlooked whenever one seeks to achieve success in attaining difficult goals throughout life, is an unwavering belief and faith in a higher being.

December 28th, 2013
UPDATE: Water restored to Josiah’s Bay area

JOSIAH'S BAY, Tortola, VI – Potable water has now been restored to several residents of Josiah's Bay after an absence of some two weeks following a publication of the resident's plight by Virgin Islands News Online.

January 5th, 2013
No traffic disruption as WSD relocates water main in Road Town

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Commuters traversing the Road Town area tomorrow, Sunday January 6, 2012 are assured that there will be no disruption in traffic as the Water and Sewage Department embarks on a project to remove and relocate a water main in the area.

November 20th, 2012
Lack of water forces early closure at Ebenezer Thomas Primary School

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – A broken water main is being held as responsible for the unusually early dismissal of classes yesterday November 19, 2012 at the Ebenezer Thomas Primary School in Sea Cows Bay.

August 28th, 2012
Water rationing still ongoing in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Low water resources continue to affect consumers adversely in the Virgin Islands with residents being compelled to endure water rationing in some areas over extended periods of time. These interruptions are reportedly due to constraints being experienced by the Water & Sewerage Department (W&SD).

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