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Emergency shutdown of Belle pumping station


Emergency shutdown of Belle pumping station

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THE BARBADOS Water Authority (BWA) is informing the public of an immediate shutdown of the Belle Pumping Station in St Michael today due to technical problems.   

Low water pressure and outages may impact residents and commercial customers in parts of St Michael and Christ Church. 

In St Michael: The City of Bridgetown, Belleville, Carrington Village, Belmont Road, Halls Road, Martindale’s Road, Constitution Road, Roebuck Street, The Bay Land, Clapham, Tichbourne, Chapel Gap, The Pine, Wildey, Waterford, Bush Hall, Spooner’s Hill, White Hall, Grazettes, Cave Hill, Codrington and the surrounding areas.

In Christ Church: St Matthias, the South Coast from Hastings to Oistins, Fort George Heights, Britton’s Hill, Marine Gardens, Rendezvous Gardens, Welches, Sargeant’s Village, Vauxhall, Sheraton and surrounding districts. 

Water tankers will be dispatched to assist essential services first and all other commercial and residential customers after.

Work crews are working assiduously to rectify the problem. The Barbados Water Authority regrets any inconvenience to its valued customers. (PR)