Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Belize Water Services Limited

Plans underway to improve water services on Ambergris Caye

The topic of adequate water services and a connection to a proper wastewater system in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, is a task every administration on the island has tried to tackle with help from experts in this area. The current administration, headed by Mayor Gualberto ‘Wally’ Nuñez, is working to establish a new water plant in northern Ambergris Caye and upgrade the present facilities (south water plants and wastewater system) to make them climate resilient and sustainable.

Belize to Expand Access to Drinking Water and Optimize Water Providers, with IDB Support

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved two complementary programs to enhance the quality of water services in rural and peri-urban areas of Belize. The two operations, totaling $10.64 million, will bring safe drinking water to over 20,000 households in 44 rural communities in the country's six districts and nearly 400 households in peri-urban areas. Program beneficiaries include vulnerable populations such as migrants and Indigenous people.

BWSL working hand in hand with island authorities to improve production and access to potable water

Belize Water Services Limited (BWSL) is working hard on several infrastructural projects across San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, to upgrade potable water delivery. The company, which manages projects in Caye Caulker as well, is also preparing to produce more water, expand its services and invest in water treatment facilities on the Cayes.

BWS Offers 5% Rebate to Tourism Accomodations

The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) is pleased to inform tourism stakeholders that the Belize Water Services Limited (BWSL) will offer a 5% early payment rebate on bills for the months of June, July and August 2021 to approved accommodations. This collaboration between the BTB and BWSL aims to provide financial relief to accommodations within the tourism sector.

Minister of Public Utilities, Energy and Logistics Completes Tour

Hon. Rodwell Ferguson, Minister of Public Utilities, Energy and Logistics, and Mr. Marconi Leal Jr., CEO in the Ministry, concluded a two-day familiarization tour on Caye Caulker and Ambergris Caye on May 5-6, 2021.

Water shortages affecting San Pedro Town and Caye Caulker

Tourism season is underway in Belize, and one of the most visited areas of the country are the cayes, with Ambergris Caye and Caulker being the favorite spot for thousands of visitors

More Aerated Septic systems installed at resort developments in northern Ambergris Caye

Stakeholders in northern Ambergris Caye are complying with the recommendation to adopt aerated septic systems to better treat sewage and wastewaters. The investment in this environmentally friendly upgrade is believed to be the best option in order to co-exist with the surrounding sensitive environment supporting the island’s tourism industry.

BWS Investment Doubles Water Supply on Ambergris Caye

The Belize Water Services Limited (BWSL) has recently invested in doubling the water supply on Ambergris Caye.An email exchange with the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Alvan Haynes, confirmed the investment and shared what residents can now expect.