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WAPA Hires Outside Company to Restore Meter System for Accurate and Timely Billing

Staff Consortium | May 09, 2020

The governing board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said Friday that it has given approval for the hiring of outside assistance to complete the restoration of the utility’s Automated Metering Infrastructure. WAPA said once restoration is completed, it will be in position to ensure accurate and timely billing.  The board’s action came in a Friday morning emergency meeting. Senators on Thursday overrode Governor Albert Bryan's veto of a bill that sought to bring relief to Virgin Islands ratepayers by reducing the amount of time the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority could back-bill customers.  To complete system restoration, WAPA said it is returning to a contractor and the principal engineer who originally designed and implemented the automated metering system which was decimated in the 2017 hurricanes. The board authorized…

WAPA May Implement Forced Power Interruptions in St.…

Staff Consortium | May 06, 2020

In a release issued Tuesday, WAPA said that in order to maintain the functionality of the Randolph Harley…

WAPA Finally Restores Power (3:50 a.m. Tuesday) to…

Staff Consortium | May 05, 2020

ST. THOMAS — A district-wide power outage that affected the St. Thomas-St. John District early afternoon…

On First Day of Reopening of Non-Essential Businesses,…

Staff Consortium | May 04, 2020

ST. THOMAS — On the first day that non-essential businesses were cleared to reopen their establishments…

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