Tag: Water Authority

Water Authority encourages conservation

Water Authority encourages conservation

| 12/03/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The Water Authority has noted that in contrast to warnings of drought in the latest bulletin from the Caribbean Drought and Precipitation Monitoring Network, local forecasts suggest that Cayman could see higher than usual rainfall in this region for the next few months. But WA officials said [...]

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A shout-out from Auntie

A shout-out from Auntie

| 26/02/2018
In the almost two years since this column began, I have answered hundreds of questions from readers and attempted to find the answers to more. Along the way, I have encountered very helpful and responsive people both in the public and private sector. I have also found myself spending months and even [...]

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Utilities office will oversee IT, power, water and fuel

Utilities office will oversee IT, power, water and fuel

| 15/09/2016 | 8 Comments
(CNS): Government’s plan to create an umbrella utilities commission to oversee and regulate all of the utility related sectors in Cayman are now well underway and four pieces of legislation required to change the current regime and provide for the new office will be debated in parliament next [...]

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Shedden Road fuel spill date remains mystery

Shedden Road fuel spill date remains mystery

| 03/05/2016 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Officials from the Water Authority do not know how long ago the fuel spill in George Town, which has contaminated the water supply to at least one customer and impacted local ground water, seeped into the land. The pollution was discovered behind the Rubis gas station on Shedden Road on 15 Ap [...]

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Fuel spill contaminates GT water

Fuel spill contaminates GT water

| 02/05/2016 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Water supplied to at least one customer in the capital has been contaminated by a fuel spill and many others have been advised not to drink the ground water until further notice. The Water Authority has revealed that it is currently investigating the contamination off Shedden Road, behind the [...]

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BT water pipe upgrade halted

BT water pipe upgrade halted

| 14/03/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Phase 2 of the Water Authority – Cayman’s Bodden Town Pipeline Project has been temporarily halted due to a delay in the import of materials needed to upgrade one of its plants, officials have confirmed. The project to replace the water main along Bodden Town Road between Gun Sq [...]

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Operators raise a stink over sewage works

Operators raise a stink over sewage works

| 17/02/2016 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Local heavy equipment operators are complaining about a Water Authority project to lay a new pipeline and say it’s more than the sewage that stinks. Caymanian subcontractors claim that, despite the availability of local machinery and operators, the US firm which secured the work was gi [...]

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Water Authority resumes Bodden Town Pipeline Project

Water Authority resumes Bodden Town Pipeline Project

| 08/01/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Phase II of the project to replace the water main along Bodden Town Road will begin Monday 18 January, according to the Water Authority has said, which said the planned works are essential to upgrade the water infrastructure in the area to better serve people in Bodden Town. The authorit [...]

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Water Authority will not be sold

Water Authority will not be sold

| 04/11/2015 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The government has no plans to sell off the Water Authority anytime soon, not only because it wants to protect access to the precious commodity but also because it does not want to lose revenue from one of the few public authorities that actually provides an annual return. The recommendation [...]

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Water authority finishes BT pipe work

Water authority finishes BT pipe work

| 09/07/2015 | 4 Comments
(CNS): The first phase of the Bodden Town pipeline project is finished. Around 1,900 feet of new pipe along Bodden Town Road, from the Cemetery to Gun Square Road, has been installed since work began in early May, and all customers along the stretch of new pipe were hooked up to the new line by [&he [...]

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Bodden Town water works close to finish

Bodden Town water works close to finish

| 18/06/2015 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Phase one of a Cayman Water Authority pipeline project that has seen works disrupting Bodden Town traffic for more than a month is coming to an end, officials have said. The authority expects to complete the job, weather permitting, by the end of this month, it stated in a release. The work, [...]

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