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WAPA Identifies Cause of Two Major Electrical Service Interruptions in the St. Thomas-St. John District…

Staff Consortium | January 11, 2021

ST. THOMAS — The cause of two major electrical service interruptions which affected customers in the St. Thomas - St. John district Saturday afternoon and early Sunday morning has been determined.  The pair of outages occurred shortly before 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon and just after 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. In both instances, customers on St. Thomas, St. John, Water Island and Hassel Island were affected, WAPA said. On Saturday afternoon, a faulty fire detector in a WAPA-owned generator led to the shutdown of the unit, a cascading effect on other dispatched units, and a subsequent district-wide service interruption. Utilizing other generating units, plant personnel rebuilt capacity to restore electrical service to all customers shortly after 8 p.m. A fatal automobile accident in the Estate Nazareth area Sunday morning caused damage to a WAPA pole…

WAPA Extends Fuel Contract as it Seeks Time to Explore…

Staff Consortium | December 24, 2020

The governing board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority on Wednesday extended an existing…

WAPA Extends Contract of Firm Helping to Reduce Estimated…

Staff Consortium | November 26, 2020

Members of the WAPA Governing Board during a regular monthly meeting on Wednesday approved several items…

Senators Make Yet Another Effort to Regulate WAPA…

Ernice Gilbert | November 23, 2020

A bill that seeks to give the Public Services Commission (PSC) more authority over the Virgin Islands…

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