Tag: Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA)

FEMA Obligates $30M To VIWMA On St. Croix For Wastewater Treatment System Design

KINGSHILL — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has jumpstarted the replacement of the St. Croix Wastewater system with a $30 million award to the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority. VIWMA can now begin the architectural and engineering design work for the island of St. Croix. These funds will allow the territory to begin the design in […]

St. Thomas Man Found Shot Dead Near Bovoni Landfill On Saturday Morning: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating after a St. Thomas man was found shot dead near the scrap metal area of the Bovoni landfill on Saturday morning. Juan Feliciano, 57, was positively identified by next of kin as the homicide victim, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. A concerned citizen called 911 at 9:53 […]

VIWMA Illegal Dumping Training Seminar To Take Place This Week

FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA), in conjunction with RCAP Solutions Inc., invites the community to participate in a free informational training to raise awareness on illegal dumping and its effects on the USVI. The presentation aims to increase public awareness and provide proper alternatives to empower the community and reduce illegal […]

V.I. Conservation Society Demands Comprehensive Plans, Collection Fees From VIWMA

After years of public exposure to health risks emanating from bin sites and land fills operating under judicial Consent Decrees, years of delays in protracted hearings before federal Courts, the Virgin Islands Legislature and Public Service Commission, the Virgin Islands Conservation Society demands immediate action from the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority. On July 30, […]

Government Seeks Virgin Islanders Living Abroad To Come Home To Fill Jobs Here

ATLANTA — The U.S. Virgin Islands Division of Personnel has announced the launch of a national campaign to raise awareness of the wide range of public service jobs available in the territory with an aggressive focus on attracting Virgin Islanders living abroad. An interactive Career Mixer will be held on Saturday, July 10, at The […]

Annas Retreat Residents Given Notice Of Road Closings To Tutu-Hi Rise Buildings

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Housing Authority notified residents of Annas Retreat that roads will be closed leading to and from the Estate Tutu Hi-Rise area tomorrow. Roads will be closed from Estate Tutu Hi Rise’s Community Center throughout the community (Buildings 10 – 22) also known as “Ras Valley,” VIHA said. These road […]

VIWMA Repairs To Collapsed Sewer Line On Veteran’s Drive Start Tonight: DPW

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works said work on a collapsed sewer line along Veteran’s Drive will start tonight.. The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority will begin work today from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly, DPW said. “During work hours, traffic will be reduced to a single-lane heading East and a single-lane […]

Rainbow Beach Partiers Who Left Garbage Behind For Others To Clean Up Earns Wrath On Facebook Today

FREDERIKSTED — People who held a party at Rainbow Beach yesterday in contravention to COVID-19 protocols — and then left their garbage there — have drawn the wrath and disgust of concerned citizens on social media this morning. “Did you leave your trash at our Beautiful Rainbow Beach yesterday after your big party and left […]

VIWMA Warns St. Croix Residents Of Sewage Overflowing Between Boardwalk, King Cross Street

CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) asked motorists to avoid the overflowing manhole in the downtown Christiansted area around the Boardwalk and government parking lot. Residents with compromised immune systems should avoid standing water in this area near King Cross Street by Holgar Danske Hotel. Motorists are advised to use an alternate […]

Vehicular Traffic Diverted In Frenchtown For Sewer Line Repair, VIWMA Says

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that sewer line repairs are ongoing to replace 15 feet of damaged lines in Frenchtown on St. Thomas. Work began Thursday and is expected to be completed by or before Sunday, December 13, VIWMA said. Traffic will be reduced to one lane from the […]