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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community of a collapsed eight-inch sewer line, which has led to a manhole overflow in the #2 Old Hospital Grounds (American Legion Hall) area. VIWMA staff and contractors will begin work to repair the collapsed section

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The company that manages the territory’s two wastewater treatment plants says they are calling it quits here after the V.I. Waste Management Authority failed to pay them $5.6 million owed. Veolia Water North American Caribbean, has operated wastewater treatment plants on St. Thomas and St. Croix since

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said that the Bovoni Landfill had a fire that was under control on Wednesday. The Virgin Islands Fire Service and VIWMA contractors continue to monitor the situation. The VIWMA will provide updates on any changes that may affect the public and haulers

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE  — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA)Preserving Paradise team advises the community that the Mangrove Lagoon Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) septic 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

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community of the beginning of a week-long manhole rehabilitation project scheduled to begin on Monday, May 28, 2018 along the Catherine’s Rest Road. Traffic within the project limits will be reduced to one lane for approximately

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) contractors are trying to address an overflowing manhole in the Estate Nadir community that occurred on Saturday, May 19, 2018. The Authority advises residents to avoid standing water in the impacted area. Additionally, the motoring public is asked to drive

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he invites and encourages St. John residents to share their ideas, concerns and hear from local officials in regard to recovery efforts and other matters affecting the island at a Town Hall meeting set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Governor Mapp said he will

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community and solid waste haulers that the section of the Scrap Metal yard that collects and stores vehicles will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays and closed at 4 p.m. daily. Vehicles will only be accepted

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community that the Bovoni Landfill will resume its regular operating hours effective Friday, April 20, 2018. The Landfill will be open on Sundays from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Mondays through Saturdays from 6

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team said that they will be doing needed maintenance in Catherine’s Rest on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Wastewater Division crews will be performing inspection of the manholes along the Catherine’s Rest road. During inspection, manholes in

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