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 to the forcemain, and three (3) being prepared for connection.
Customers should note that since the project commenced on May 25, 2022, there have been delays beyond the Corporation’s Control, BRON, the Project’s Engineering Consultant and the Contractor. Despite the deliverables previously mentioned, shipment of some materials are pending prior to final commissioning due to backlog being experienced by suppliers. Additionally, the project has been hindered by weather delays including the passage of Hurricane Nicole and rainy conditions.
Customers can be assured that every possible measure has and will continue to be taken to mitigate against circumstances that are required to deliver a more resilient operating system for Treasure Cay with a completion date set for end of 1st quarter 2023.