Press Releases

 

VIWMA TEAM RESTPRES SERVICE TO LBJ PUMP STATION

 

(ST. CROIX, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises the community that the LBJ Pump Station returned to service on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 5:12pm after corrective actions were taken.

 


The VIWMA would like to thank its contractors and staff for their teamwork and commitment to getting the job done. The Authority advises motorists to use caution while traveling in the vicinity of #1 King Cross Street (Angry Nates).

 


The VIWMA Preserving Paradise team would also like to thank the community for their patience and cooperation.

 


For more information, contact the Office of Communications Management at 340-513-4171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

 

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10 01/18

 

VIWMA ANGUILLA LANDFILL FIRE EXTINGUISHED

 

(ST. CROIX, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises the community that the Anguilla Landfill fire has been extinguished. The Virgin Islands Fire Service (VIFS), VIWMA contractors and personnel concluded fire suppression activities on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.


The VIWMA will continue to monitor the situation and will provide updates on any changes that may affect public health and the environment.


The VIWMA would like to thank the VIFS, contractors and staff for their teamwork and commitment to getting the job done. We appreciate your dedication.


The VIWMA Preserving Paradise team would also like to thank the community for their patience and cooperation.


For more information, contact the Office of Communications Management at 340-513-4171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

 

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09 26/18

 

VIWMA TEAM WORKING TO REPAIR TEMPORARILY OFF-LINE LBJ PUMP STATION

 

(St. Croix, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community that on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 9:53am, the LBJ Pump Station went off-line due to mechanical and electrical failure. The Authority’s contract partners and staff are working to place a spare pump into service.

 

The Authority advises residents with compromised immune systems to avoid standing water in the vicinity of #1 King Cross and Queen Streets. Motorists are advised to use an alternate route around this potentially impacted area.

 

Updates on changes that may affect public health and the environment will be provided. The VIWMA Preserving Paradise team apologizes for the inconvenience and would like to thank the community for their patience and cooperation.

 

For additional information, contact Communications Management at 340-513-4171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

 

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09 26/18

 

VIWMA TEAM MONITORING ANGUILLA LANDFILL FIRE THAT IS CURRENTLY UNDER CONTROL

 

(ST. CROIX, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA or Authority) Preserving Paradise team advises the community of an active fire at the Anguilla Landfill that was reported at 3:30am on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.

 

The Virgin Islands Fire Service and VIWMA contractors have worked to bring the fire under control and will continue to monitor the situation. The VIWMA will provide updates on any changes that may affect the public and haulers from utilizing the Solid Waste Facility.

 

The Authority will also continue to provide updates regarding changes that may affect public health and the environment.

 

The VIWMA Preserving Paradise team apologizes for the inconvenience and would like to thank the community for their patience and cooperation.

 

For more information, contact the Office of Communications Management at 340-513-4171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

 

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09 26/18

 

VIWMA TEAM PROVIDES UPDATE ON REPAIRS TO PERMANENTLY CEASE BYPASS IN ANNA'S RETREAT

 

(ST. THOMAS, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community of work that will commence Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 392 Anna’s Retreat (Four Winds) in the vicinity of On the Run Service Station and Splash and Dash Car Wash.

 

Contractor, Big Lee Repair and Tile, Inc., will be working to finalize repairs to permanently cease the bypass. Traffic within the project limits will be reduced from two lanes to one lane for approximately 500 ft. during working hours, which will run into the night. The Authority advises the motoring public to traverse with caution, follow traffic directives of the staff at the site or consider the use of alternate routes.

 

The Authority reminds residents to avoid standing water in the impacted area. Residents with compromised immune systems are advised to avoid the area.

 

The VIWMA Preserving Paradise Team apologizes for the inconvenience and continues to work diligently to provide reliable service. We would like to thank the community for their patience and cooperation.

 

For additional information, contact Communications Management at 340-513-4171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

 

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09 22/18

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