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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority Interim Executive Director Adrian Wade Taylor today took steps to mitigate road conditions inside the Anguilla landfill that were hazardous for solid waste haulers. Ongoing inclement weather caused a three-day temporary closure at the facility which adversely affected the St. Croix public.

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said residents reported a “possible” sewer leak in the West End St. Croix town on Monday.  Wastewater crews were dispatched to Frederiksted town, but the situation was abated by the time the crews arrived at the scene. “As of Wednesday morning, conditions

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said it wanted to advise the St. Thomas community of the Authority’s ongoing measures to mitigate the effects of the sewage flow affecting the homes and businesses in the vicinity of the Savan Gut. The Authority has performed temporary repairs, will

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said the Scrap Metal Section of the Anguilla Landfill has been on fire since 3 a.m. today. “The Virgin Islands Fire Service (VIFS), VIWMA contractors and personnel are on scene,” VIWMA said. “VIFS is currently working to contain and suppress the fire.”

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FREDERIKSTED — Firefighters are again fighting a blaze at the Anguilla Landfill that began Monday morning. The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said that an active fire began at the Anguilla Landfill at 5:30 a.m. on Monday and was extinguished at 7:30 p.m. But the fire has since reignited, according

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said today that the bins near the old Tropical Motors site will be relocated north of their current location. “The bins will be reduced to one six-yard bin instead of the customary two six-yard bins,” according to VIWMA. The Authority

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that a main water line broke near the entrance road to the Bovoni Landfill in St. Thomas on Wednesday. The Nadir and Bovoni pump stations are affected by this “force main break” at the Mangrove Lagoon Wastewater treatment plant and

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MID-ISLAND, ST. CROIX — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said today that its new office is located at #252 Estate Glynn. The office houses VIWMA’s Communications Management, Compliance Management, Engineering, Executive Office, Facilities, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal Counsel and Payroll Divisions. Office hours are Monday through

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Padvises said that scrap metal collection at the Bovoni Landfill is on hold effective immediately, as the refuse site is over capacity in its scrap metal area and cannot accept any additional metal at this time. In the interim maintenance

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) asked “all commercial solid waste haulers and residents to secure and cover solid waste, extending above vehicle’s side walls/hauling bed, before transporting to the appropriate solid waste disposal facility. “ “Covering and securing waste helps to protect human health, the environment

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