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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority admitted to what people on the west end of St. Croix have already painfully felt for many days — they have very little potable water — if any at all. “Potable water customers from mid-island to the western end of St.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Housing Authority said this morning that cisterns at its 33 public housing units in the territory have not been “functional” since 2003. Robert Graham, the executive director of VIHA testifying before the Committee on Housing, Transportation, Infrastructure and Telecommunications, said that the U.S. Department

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FREDERIKSTED — DPNR Commissioner nominee Jean-Pierre Oriol said his Planning and Natural Resources Department closed all offices at its Mars Hill location on St. Croix at 12:00 p.m. today due to no potable water in the building. DPNR contacted the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) and has been

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FREDERIKSTED — Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority potable water customers in some areas of St. Croix are experiencing low water pressure this morning. WAPA said the problem is a result of diminished capacity at its Mountain storage tank. Water Distribution crews have been deployed to determine the cause of

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CHRISTIANSTED — Some 80 Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority customers are scheduled to lose power tomorrow. According to a WAPA alert, customers in Strawberry and Limetree will have no electricity between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Thursday. The “service interruption” is needed so contractor crews can “perform permanent

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Some 417 Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) customers in St. Thomas will be forced to go without electricity tomorrow. The customers who will lose power for at least three hours are on a portion of Feeder 7C in Estate Anna’s Retreat, according to WAPA. “During

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FREDERIKSTED — Some 81 Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) customers in Estate Cane-Cane Carlton are scheduled to lose power tomorrow. The customers who will be affected are on a portion of Feeder 8B, according to WAPA. The authority said to expect at least “a four-hour electrical service interruption

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority governing board approved a contract extension for WAPA’s largest generating unit Unit 23 in a meeting on St. Thomas on Thursday. The extension, through March 31, allows Sulzer Turbo Services, Inc. to complete final performance and generator load testing. Unit

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said on Friday that it had reached an agreement with a New York power company to improve its electric system in the territory. “The ongoing recovery effort by the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority to restore, improve and modernize the

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CHRISTIANSTED — A major electrical service interruption is affecting the island of St. Croix, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) said. All generation capacity at the Estate Richmond Power Plant was lost at approximately 8:14 a.m. during attempts to restore service to a feeder which tripped earlier in

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