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April 15th, 2024
$2.5M Burt Point Wastewater Treatment Plant re-commissioned

BURT POINT, Tortola, VI– The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) on Friday, April 12, 2024, recommissioned the Burt Point Wastewater Treatment Plant at Burt Point in the Virgin Islands.

November 11th, 2023
Persons trying to rewrite history over Biwater deal – Willock

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI – Former Speaker of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Julian Willock who also served as the Director of the Water and Sewage Department in the Virgin Islands (VI), along as the Permanent Secretary for the local Ministry of Communications and Works said he was never involved in the negotiations or introduction of Biwater to the VI, however, supported the project.

November 3rd, 2023
Premier ‘stooped to a new low’ in Biwater blame game– Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior legislator Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has accused Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) of stooping to a new low over the blame game connected to VI’s water woes, which he says has resulted in the Premier blaming his own party government for a poor contract with Biwater.

October 30th, 2023
'Main challenge' with water was created with signing of Biwater contract– Premier

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- Long-time critic of the Biwater deal with the government of the Virgin Islands, Premier Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has blamed the signing of the controversial contract as the beginning of the challenges plaguing the Virgin Islands (VI) as it relates to water distribution today.

October 25th, 2023
‘The issue of water woes is multifaceted’- Fmr W&SD Director Willock

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Appearing on the International Morning Braff Show on Tola Radio 100.5 FM on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, with Floyd Burnett aka ‘Heritage’ and controversial talk show host Cindy Rosan, former Director of the Water and Sewerage Department (W&SD) Julian Willock has weighed in on the water woes affecting the territory.

April 11th, 2023
NDP ran water line in Sea Cows Bay which is 'connected to nothing'- Hon Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Incumbent Third District Representative and Chairman of Progressives United (PU) Hon Julian Fraser RA has blasted the National Democratic Party (NDP) for failing to correct the water woes experienced by residents in the Third District.

April 3rd, 2023
Biwater 'was & still is a costly mistake'- Kevin C. Smith aka 'OJ'

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Third District Candidate Mr Kevin C. Smith aka ‘OJ’ has made a serious commitment to restore an adequate supply of water to the District and the rest of the territory, once elected.

August 19th, 2018
No potable Water in Sea Cows Bay for months! Deliberate?

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Even before Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed many pipes, reservoirs and pump stations, residents of Sea Cows Bay, along with many other areas on Tortola have suffered serious water shortages.

August 14th, 2017
'I am ready for a debate on Biwater'- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Arguing that the Biwater deal was far superior to the BVI Airways deal, former Permanent Secretary Julian Willock is prepared to back up his stance against those who think otherwise as well as those National Democratic Party (NDP) supporters who are suddenly blind sighted following the controversial BVI Airways agreement, which continues to look like a waste of tax payers monies.

February 15th, 2017
Savings on water purchase will not trickle down to consumers- Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) inked by the National Democratic Party Government administration and Seven Seas Water BVI Inc, formerly Biwater, suggests that the decision to bring in Biwater was not such a bad deal after all and confirms what many have said all along, that it was just used as a political scapegoat by the National Democratic Party (NDP) to gain power in 2011.

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