Friday, May 17, 2024

Belize Water Services

BWS says water supply for San Pedro is fully restored

The issues of low water pressure and shortages plaguing San Pedranos for the past weeks have reportedly ended after Belize Water Services (BWS) stated on Monday, March 28th, that supplies have been fully restored. BWS had been scheduling interruptions and low water pressure because of a mechanical malfunction in their plant on the island. The problem was resolved with the faulty plant gear repaired, and since then, the service has been returned to normal.

Low water pressure and interruptions in San Pedro continues

The issue of low water pressure and water interruptions continues in San Pedro Town, and according to the Belize Water Services (BWS), it is all due to emergency plant maintenance. While this has been the case for weeks now, the problem may continue well into next week or until the water company can remedy the situation.

World Water Day 2021 

Today, the Ministry of Natural Resources, Mining, and Petroleum, in conjunction with various local water partners, is celebrating World Water Day.  World Water Day, which celebrates the vital importance of freshwater, was recommended at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). The United Nations General Assembly responded by designating March 22, 1993, as the first World Water Day.  

BWS advises on service disconnection

Belize Water Services (BWS) advises its customers with arrears to visit their offices to make payment arrangements and avoid disconnection. The water company posted a notice on Tuesday, January 12th stating that customers with three months or more in arrears in the Belize District could face disconnection for non-payment on their accounts.

Delft University of Technology brings a solution for better water supply to Ambergris Caye

For the past two months, the students in collaboration with Elemental Water Makers have visited various parts of the country including Hopkins, Belmopan, Placencia, Caye Caulker among others locations, educating business owners on how to produce their own water by utilizing the unlimited resources of the earth.

DOE announces new sewage treatment system for Ambergris Caye

In an effort to diminish the threat of any negative environmental impact on Ambergris Caye, the Department of the Environment (DOE) has issued an advisory to all new commercial and tourism developments on north and south Ambergris Caye, to invest in a proper sewage treatment system.

BWS repairs faulty water breaker to address low water pressure issues

Belize Water Services (BWS) scheduled an interruption to replace a faulty breaker on Wednesday, March 22nd, seeking to regulate water pressure in time for the Easter holidays.

PUBLIC ADVISORY – Update on Water Systems

Belmopan. October 21, 2015. The Ministry of Health hereby notifies the public that a number of water systems were affected with the passage of...