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VIWMA TEAM TO PERFORM ROUTINE MANHOLE INSPECTIONS ON THE CATHERINE'S REST ROAD

 

(ST. CROIX, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community that on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 8:00am Wastewater Division crews will be performing inspection of the manholes along the Catherine’s Rest road. During inspection, manholes in the area will be opened, which may present nuisance odors. Deodorization will be administered locally during and after inspections to minimize impact to residents.

Residents with respiratory difficulties are advised to avoid the area. The motoring public is asked to traverse with caution and consider the use of alternate routes to avoid the impacted area.


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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04 13/18

 

VIWMA TEAM RESTORES SERVICE TO LBJ PUMP STATION

 

(ST. CROIX, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team reminds the community that on Thursday, April 05, 2018 at approximately 10:00am, the LBJ Pump Station went off-line due to a damaged component in the Motor Control Center (MCC). Although intermittent bypasses were experienced, the pump station returned to service on Friday, April 6, 2018 after corrective actions were taken.

The Authority continues to work diligently to provide reliability of operation at the pump station and advises residents with compromised immune systems to avoid standing water in the vicinity of King and Queen Cross Streets. Additionally, the motoring public is asked to traverse with caution in the vicinity of #1 King Cross Street (the back of the Government Parking Lot); motorists are advised to use alternate routes to avoid the potentially impacted area.


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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04 10/18

 

(ST. CROIX, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community that Bates Trucking will be closed on Friday, March 30, 2018 therefore there will be no House-to-House (curbside) collection on this day. Pick-up service will be on Thursday, March 29, 2018.

For more 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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03 27/18

 

VIWMA Advises the Community That The LBJ Pump Station Is Temporarily Off-Line

 

(ST. CROIX, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community that the LBJ Pump Station is off-line. On Thursday, April 05, 2018 at approximately 10:00am, the LBJ Pump Station went off- line due to a damaged component in the Motor Control Center (MCC), corrective actions are ongoing to place the pump station online.

The Authority advises residents with immune compromised systems to avoid standing water in the vicinity of King and Queen Cross Streets. Additionally, the motoring public is asked to avoid #1 King Cross Street (the back of the Government Parking Lot). Motorists are advised to use an alternate route around this potentially impacted area.


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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04 06/18

 

 (ST. CROIX, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community of the hours of opertion for the VIWMA's facilities and administrative offices in observance of the Easter Holidays and Transfer Day.


LANDFILLS, TRANSFER STATIONS (TS) AND CONVENIENCE CENTERS

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All administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, March 29, 2018 through Monday, April 02, 2018 in observance of the Easter Holidays. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, April 03, 2018. 

The Virgin Islands Islands Waste Management Authority's management and staff wishes everyone a happy and safe Easter. For more 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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03 26/18

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