From left: Wayne Richards, Senior Engineer in operations and Maintenance at the BWA; Designer and Trained Photovoltaic Installer, Engineer Nathan Hart; Stedson Jackman Board member and Engineer; Chairman Dr. Atley Brathwaite; and Board Member Haldine Holder, as they discuss the positives of the photovoltaic pilot project.
The policy of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is to improve their service and as noted by the Chairman, Dr. Atley Brathwaite, they are ensuring that their staff are on the ball, so that they can respond to the demands of the public in a timely and efficient manner.
Speaking to the media before his site tour of the BWA’s new pilot Photovoltaic project at Golden Ridge, he explained that when it came to dealing with the leaks and the water outages, they are working to do what they can. However, some of the problems are due to their pipes being old.
“We will always have outages given the old pipes we have, but we are doing our utmost to reduce the outages, to reduce the leaks. We have also been installing what we call the smart meters, which to a large extent would assist households to identify or recognise if they have leaks to their system and call in the plumbers...