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July 6th, 2023
$1.7M spent on fixing Burt Point wastewater treatment plant- Hon Rymer

BURT POINT, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is putting its money where its mouth is, regarding the inoperable wastewater treatment plant at Burt Point.

January 10th, 2022
PHOTOS of the Day: Ducks steal the show in Parham Town!

PARHAM TOWN, Tortola, VI- Our roving camera on the way from East End, on the main island of Tortola, on Sunday, January 9, 2022, observed a group of ducks waddling around in the Parham Town area.

November 19th, 2020
New garbage incinerator earmarked for Tortola – Premier Fahie

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has announced that a new incinerator will be procured for the main island of Tortola, one that is more environmentally friendly than the current Pockwood Pond operation.

February 11th, 2020
Sewage stench @ Ivan Dawson Primary School ‘terrible to endure’

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Residents in the vicinity of the Ivan Dawson Primary School in Cane Garden Bay are calling for Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to intervene into the situation of the ‘unbearable’ stench of sewage in the area.

August 17th, 2017
Gov’t blasted after family loses home & business in Baughers Bay

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mr Z. Marcus Butler says he is a victim of failed promises of present and past governments whose negligence almost cost him the lives of his children but did claim the property he once called home and a business that brought him money for sustenance.

August 19th, 2014
Environmental Health Div. worker suffers fall on slippery road

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – A worker from the Environmental Health Division slipped and fell on a slippery sloping road in Pockwood Pond yesterday August 18, 2014 while in the line of duty and had to be taken away by ambulance.

May 29th, 2014
‘Stop the excuses, fix the sewage problem!’ – Commentator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Julio Sam Henry has concluded that the current sewage infested state of the Village Cay area is one of the main reasons responsible for the relocation of a popular boat show and is advocating that officials remedy the Capital City’s sewage problem urgently.

January 17th, 2014
UPDATE: Displaced residents back in apartment after sewage flood

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents opted to return to their apartments last evening, January 16, 2014, after they had been flooded by a sudden rush of sewage several days ago.

July 25th, 2013
Works Minister hopes days of sewage on streets in RT are over!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Equipped with two 25 horsepower pumps with each having the capacity to pump some 620 gallons of sewage per minute, Minister for Communications and Works, Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool is hoping the new state of the art pump station commissioned in Road Town yesterday, July 24, 2013 would signal the end of the days of sewage in the streets of Road Town and surrounding areas.

July 7th, 2013
UPDATE: W&SD disputes claims of raw sewage at Village Cay!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Water and Sewerage Department has disputed claims that raw sewage was found floating near the Village Cay ‘C’ dock on Wednesday, July 3, 2013.

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