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WAPA, DPNR and others joined EPA at the Environmental Dialogue in Frederiksted on Tuesday

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS — The VI Water and Power Authority collaborated with the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR), the Departmcnt of Health (DOH), and VITEMA to address critical lead and copper concerns at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Environmental Dialogue held on Tuesday at the Rotary Club West in Frederiksted. The event brought …

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Update on St. Croix Water Quality Scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS — An update on St. Croix water quality will take place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, from Government House on St. Croix. VITEMA Director Daryl Jaschen will be joined by V.I. Water and Power Authority Executive Director Andrew Smith, Department of Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion and Austin Callwood, Director of …

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Government of the Virgin Islands Completes Resampling of Concern Areas in St. Croix Water Distribution System

Sample results expected by the end of the week U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS— The United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Joint Information Center is providing a critical update to the residents of the Virgin Islands community regarding the ongoing water quality situation in St. Croix. Over the past week, the Virgin Islands Government has been working closely …

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Governor Bryan and VITEMA Director Jaschen Urge Residents to Prepare for Impending Storm and Provide Updates on St. Croix Potable Water Crisis

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – In his second briefing from Government House this week, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. on Thursday stressed the importance of being prepared in light of three urgent issues that have surfaced in the Territory — the water situation in St. Croix, a pending storm, and the Bonnie G, which ran aground off …

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Potable water shut off in 36 St. Croix locations from Friday through Saturday afternoon to identify source of lead and copper

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS — Personnel from the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) began flushing potable water lines at 5 p.m. on Friday at the 36 specific points identified with high levels of lead and copper during the initial sampling conducted September 28-30, 2023, on the island of St. Croix. Following the flushing period, …

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Governor Albert Bryan Jr. announces ‘no drinking’ advisory for potable water within certain areas in St. Croix

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS– In a decisive effort to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our community, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. announced today that the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) is issuing a “no drinking or consumption” advisory for the potable water system on the island of St. Croix. This precautionary measure is in …

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VIPA Updates Public on Port Operations Due to Inclement Weather Caused by Tropical Storm Laura

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) has provided the following update on airport and seaport operations as inclement weather caused by Tropical Storm Laura impacts the U.S. Virgin Islands: •         Airports are open and operating as normal today, August 22.  United Airlines canceled its flight to St. Thomas, and Cape Air …

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VI Port Authority Announces Port Operations Updates Due to the Impact of Tropical Storm Laura

August 22, 2020 | 9:53 AM AST The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) has provided the following update on airport and seaport operations as inclement weather caused by Tropical Storm Laura impacts the U.S. Virgin Islands: Airports are open and operating as normal today, August 22.  United Airlines has canceled its flight to St. Thomas today.  Travelers are encouraged to contact their airlines directly …

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