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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that the sewage receiving area at the Mangrove Lagoon Wastewater Treatment Plant has reopened in St. Thomas. The Mangrove Lagoon Wastewater Treatment Plant is located in Estate Bovoni. VIWMA said it thanks “the community for their patience and cooperation.”

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CHRISTIANSTED — Two beaches in the territory failed water quality testing for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that the Buccaneer beach in Shoys, St. Croix had a high bacteria count and people

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A good night’s rest can become unpleasant pretty quickly if you don’t feel like you’re able to regulate your temperature.  Sweating in your sleep, however, is not necessarily a sign of a medical problem. Still, your body could be signaling you to make some changes – so it’s important to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three beaches in the territory failed water quality testing for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Water Bay and Vessup Bay on St. Thomas had a high bacteria count

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that the sewage receiving area at the Mangrove Lagoon Wastewater Treatment Plant on St. Thomas is closed until further notice. The VIWMA Preserving Paradise team said that it “truly apologizes for any inconvenience that this may cause and would

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach in the territory failed water quality testing for bacteria two weeks in a row and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Water Bay on St. Thomas had a high

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach in the territory failed water quality testing for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Water Bay on St. Thomas had a high bacteria count and people shouldn’t

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CHRISTIANSTED — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health will be conducting door-to-door interviews for a hurricane recovery survey on November 13th, 14th, 15th, and 16th. Staff members from the Department of Health will be interviewing residents using a rapid assessment tool called CASPER which stands for “Community Assessment for

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THE PRESSURE FROM THE RAINWATER IN SEWERS FORCED MANHOLE COVERS OFF IN ST. CROIX CHRISTIANSTED — Due to the high volume of rainfall experienced by the territory this week, as well as expected rainfall over the coming weekend, DPNR anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm-water runoff,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four beaches in the territory failed water quality testing for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that two of the beaches to avoid are on St. Thomas and two of

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