Press Releases

 

VIWMA  ADVISES COMMUNITY OF MANGROVE LAGOON FORCE MAIN BREAK

 

 

(St. Thomas, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise Team advises the community of a force main break that took place on Wednesday, May 29th on the entrance road to the Bovoni Landfill.


The Nadir and Bovoni pump stations are affected by this force main break and have been shut-down until the repair is completed. There can be possible overflow of manholes near Gas Work in Bovoni and the manholes in the Nadir area.


VIWMA contractor and staff have commenced repairs, which is scheduled to be completed by Friday, May 31, 2019.


Residents are encouraged to utilize the VIWMA 24-Hour Hotline at 844-WMA-USVI (844-962-8784) to report solid waste and wastewater related emergencies.


We’re here to better serve you! Our team continues to work diligently to provide reliable services and would like to thank the community for their cooperation and patience.


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.. Also, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Twitter.

  

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05  30/19

 

VIWMA  TEAM ADVISES COMMUNITY OF SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE OF THE LBJ PUMPSTATION WET WELL

 

(St. Croix, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise Team advises the community that scheduled cleaning of the LBJ Pump Station wet wells has commenced. Cleaning of the wet well and pump manifold is necessary to commission the house pump and return the pump station to its normal operating mode.


Maintenance performed by VIWMA contractor and staff is scheduled to be completed by Tuesday, June 4, 2019. During this time, there is no anticipated bypass. The pump station wet well cleaning will not affect the level of service to the residents of the nearby area.


Residents are encouraged to utilize the VIWMA 24-Hour Hotline at 844-WMA-USVI (844-962-8784) to report solid waste and wastewater related emergencies.


We’re here to better serve you! Our team continues to work diligently to provide reliable services and would like to thank the community for their cooperation and patience.


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.. Also, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Twitter.

  

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05  30/19

 

VIWMA  ANNOUNCES MEMORIAL DAY OPERATIONS SCHEDULE

 

(ST. CROIX, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community of the hours of operation for VIWMA's Landfills, Transfer Stations (TS), Convenience Centers (CC) and administrative offices in observance of the Monday, May 27, 2019 Memorial Day holiday as follows:

 

MemorialDay
All administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.


The VIWMA Preserving Paradise Team wishes all a safe Memorial Day and thanks the many that have served and continue to serve to maintain our freedom.

 

Our team continues to work diligently to provide reliable services and would like to thank the community for their cooperation and support. 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.. Also, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Twitter.

  

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05  24/19

 

VIWMA  TEAM ANNOUNCES NEW OFFICE LOCATION

 

 

(St. Croix, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving(St. Croix, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) PreservingParadise Team advises the community of its new office located at #252 Estate Glynn.The office houses VIWMA’s Communications Management, Compliance Management,Engineering, Executive Office, Facilities, Finance, Human Resources, InformationTechnology, Legal Counsel and Payroll Divisions. Office hours are Monday thru Fridayfrom 8:00am to 5:00pm.

 

The VIWMA Preserving Paradise team can be reached at 340-712-4962 or 340-719-1835. Residents are encouraged to utilize the VIWMA 24-Hour Hotline at 844-WMAUSVI(844-962-8784) to report solid waste and wastewater related emergencies.

 

We’re here to better serve you! Our team continues to work diligently to provide reliableservices and would like to thank the community for their cooperation and support.

 

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.. Also, follow us on Facebook, LinkedInand/or Twitter

  

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05  28/19

 

VIWMA  ANNOUNCES MORATORIUM ON SCRAP METAL COLLECTION AT BOVONI LANDFILL

 

(ST. THOMAS, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA)Preserving Paradise team advises the community and solid waste haulers that scrap metal collection at the Bovoni Landfill is on hold effective immediately, as the Landfill is over capacity in its scrap metal area and cannot accept any additional metal at this time.

 

In the interim maintenance of the scrap metal area will take place. This will help to maintain a well-organized and safer environment.

 

The Authority will resume accepting scrap metal on Monday, June 3, 2019.

 

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 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.. Also, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Twitter.

  

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05  23/19

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