The Water and Sewerage Department is threatening to disconnect residents if they don’t pay their 2017 water bills before the end of January.
The warning came via a statement from the state-owned department yesterday.
“Customers are advised that outstanding amounts for Water and Sewerage services for the period January to August 2017 (and previous years) are to be paid by Friday, January 26, 2018,” the statement said.
Service disconnection will resume on February 5, the department added.
Residents living in areas still without piped water are also being told to pay up.
Following the infrastructural damage suffered by the department because of the September hurricanes, services from the Water and Sewerage Department were disrupted.
By mid-October, a considerable percentage of the territory’s water supply was restored. However, several months later, there are still communities including, some within the First Electoral District, that are still without water.
Meanwhile, residents in the following areas are being told to settle outstanding water bills:
Baugher’s Bay, Purcell Estate, Johnson’s Ghut, Lower Estate, Long Bush, Road Town, Wickham’s Cay, Slaney, Duff’s Bottom, Fish Bay, Kingston, Sophie Bay, Brandywine Bay, Whelk’s Point, Maya Cove/Hodge’s Creek, Fat Hog’s Bay, Spring Ghut, Long Swamp, East End (all areas), Long Look (all areas), Vanterpool Estate, Greenland, Beef Island, Great Mountain, Butu Mountain, Fort Hill, Belle Vue, Hope, Manchester, Long Trench; Valley, Virgin Gorda (and surrounding areas) and Anegada.
Persons can make payments to the department’s office in Baugher’s Bay, Water and Sewage said.
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