Press Releases

 

VIWMA TEAM CONTINUES MANHOLE REHABILITATION PROJECT ALONG THE CATHERINE'S REST ROAD

 

(ST. CROIX, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community of the continuation of the manhole rehabilitation project along the Catherine’s Rest Road.


Traffic within the project limits will be reduced to one lane for approximately 500 ft. during the working hours of 7:00am - 6:00pm. The Authority advises the motoring public to traverse with caution or consider the use of alternate routes near the impacted area.


Residents with respiratory difficulties are advised to avoid the area. Deodorization will be administered locally to minimize odor impact to residents.


The VIWMA Preserving Paradise Team continues to work diligently to provide reliable services 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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06 02/18

 

VIWMA MANGROVE WASTERWATER TREATMENT PLEANT SEPTAGE RECEIVING AREA RESUMES COLLECTION OF WASTEWATER, BUT TEMPORARILY NOT ACCEPTING SLUDGE

 

(St. Thomas, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community that the Mangrove Lagoon Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) septage receiving station is unable to accept sludge due to a continued maintenance issue, but will resume accepting wastewater. Normal operation will resume on Friday, June 1, 2018.


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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05 31/18

 

VIWMA TEAM CONTINUES REPAIRING TEMPORARILY OFF-LINE LBJ PUMP STATION

 

(St. Croix, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community that the LBJ Pump Station remains off-line.Corrective actions are ongoing to place the pump station online; the Authority’s service provider will be on island today Wednesday, May 02, 2018 to assist.


The Authority 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 avoid #1 King Cross Street (the back of the Government Parking Lot). Motorists are advised to use alternate routes around this potentially impacted area; the area continues to be monitored and odor suppressant is being applied.


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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05 02/18

 

VIWMA MANGROVE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT SEPTAGE RECEIVING AREA CLOSED DUE TO A MAINTENANCE ISSUE

 

(St. Thomas, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community that the Mangrove Lagoon Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) septage receiving station is unable to accept any waste due to a maintenance issue and will be closed on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Normal operation will resume on Thursday, May 31, 2018.


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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05 29/18

 

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 the LBJ Pump Station is off-line. On Monday, April 30, 2018 at 7:00am, the LBJ Pump Station went off-line due to mechanical failure of the diesel pump, 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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05 01/18

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