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PRESS RELEASE – WSC FOCUSES ON ABACO OPERATIONAL MATTERS – JANUARY 18, 2023

ABACO BAHAMAS:   WSC’s focus on Abaco Island continues as it looks to address staffing and operational matters.  It’s no secret that since Hurricane Dorian, the Corporation has had to continue to work to improve operations on the island after encountering major damages to its infrastructure, some of which were challenged prior to the storm, and was further exacerbated as a result. A meeting held on Friday, January 13, 2023 with area Member of Parliaments, the Hon. Kirk Conish/North...

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PRESS RELEASE – TREASURE CAY SEWERAGE SYSTEM REHABILITATION PROJECT – DECEMBER 14, 2022

Treasure Cay, Abaco:  Following the completion of a competitive bidding process, the Corporation engaged APEX Underground Utilities and Construction Company Limited to install new sewer force mains, 14 lift stations, and upgrade the pump station electrical supplies.  To date, 13 of the 14 lift station wet wells have been installed throughout Treasure Cay, and approximately 65% of the sewer forcemain has been installed along with eight (8) of the 14 lift stations already being connected...

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PRESS RELEASE – PLANNED WATER MAINS RENEWALS AND EXTENSION WORKS FOR MANGROVE CAY, ANDROS – NOVEMBER 21, 2022

NEW PROVIDENCE, BAHAMAS:   The Corporation wishes to update our valued customers and the residents of Mangrove Cay, Andros regarding our plans for water mains renewals and extensions for their community in the coming months. The Hon. Alfred Sears, KC, MP, Minister of Works and Utilities has given the Governmental approval for the Corporation to urgently proceed to address the critical water supply challenges in Mangrove Cay, Andros. The Corporation has substantially completed...

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PRESS RELEASE – WATER SUPPLY DISRUPTION IN CENTRAL ELEUTHERA – SEPTEMBER 7, 2022

ELEUTHERA BAHAMAS: The Corporation sincerely apologies to its valued customers in the Central Eleuthera for the recent water supply disruptions that have occurred since September 1st. Customers are advised that the ongoing disruptions are as a result of continuous flange blowouts being experienced to the water feed pipes. WSC Chairman and Member of Parliament, the Hon. Sylvanus Petty in speaking with plant operators said that they offer their apology to residents for the abrupt disruptions...

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PRESS RELEASE – WATER SUPPLY INTERRUPTION IN CENTRAL ELEUTHERA – JULY 10, 2022

Eleuthera, Bahamas: The Corporation advises our valued customers in Central Eleuthera that we experienced a major mechanical failure at our Naval Base Desalination Plant earlier this morning, Sunday July 10th, 2022. Unfortunately, this failure has resulted in the loss of water production from one of the two desalination trains at the plant. Presently, customers are being supplied utilizing the available storage and the water production from the remaining operational train. However, once the...

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PRESS RELEASE – REDUCED WATER PRESSURE CENTRAL, SOUTHERN AND EASTERN NEW PROVIDENCE – JUNE 23, 2022

Nassau Bahamas:  Customers residing in Central, Southern and Eastern New Providence are advised that they may experience periods of reduced water pressures over the next 24 hours due to the Corporation’s Blue Hills Desalination Facility experiencing extended periods of substantially reduced water production volumes from Monday June 20, 2022 through to Thursday June 23, 2022.  During this period strategic storage levels fell from ~ 28.0 MIG on the morning of Tuesday June 21st to less...

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