Press Releases

 

 

(St. John, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving ParadiseTeam advises the community of roadside solid waste collection delays.

 

 


Collection service delays is due to mechanical challenges with the collection trucks which the Authority is expeditiously addressing. The regular collection schedule will resume on Saturday, June 15, 2019.

 

 


Residents are encouraged to utilize the larger bin sites (20/30-yard) at alternative locations to dispose of household trash until collection services are back on schedule as follows

 

 

:•     Coral Bay - East side and Country

•     Gift Hill - South Central

•     Great Cruz Bay - Southside

•     Pine Peace - Town and Northside

•     Susannaberg Transfer Station – Central Location

 

 

Persons found in violation of the Territory’s litter laws are subject to a fine of $1,000 and/or 180 days in jail. Residents are also reminded to report incidents of illegal dumping by calling our 24- Hour  Hotline  at  844-WMA-USVI  (844-962-8784).  Residents  are  reminded  to  ‘Put Trash  in  its Place!’

 

 

The VIWMA Preserving Paradise Team continues to work diligently to provide reliable services and  would  like  to  apologize  for  the  inconvenience  these  delays  in  service  may  cause.  The Authority would like to thank the community for their patience and cooperation.

 

 

For more information, contact the Office of Communications Management at 340-513-4171 oremail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Also, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Twitter.

  

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06  14/19

 

 

(St. Thomas, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise Team advises the community that the bins near the old Tropical Motors will be relocated North of its current location.  The bins will be reduced to one (1) 6-yard bin instead of the customary two (2) 6-yard bins. 

 

The Authority is requesting that residents with apartments with four (4) or more units and businesses to acquire a permitted waste hauler and to not utilize the bins.  Bin Sites are designated solely for the disposal of residential solid waste.  Relocation of the bins is scheduled for Monday, June 17, 2019.

 

Residents are encouraged to utilize the VIWMA 24-Hour Hotline at 844-WMA-USVI (844-962-8784) to report solid waste and wastewater related emergencies.  Residents are also reminded to ‘Put Trash in its Place!’

 

We’re here to better serve you!  Our team continues to work diligently to provide reliable services and would like to thank the community for their cooperation and support. 

 

For more information, contact the Office of Communications Management at 340-513-4171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Also, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Twitter.

  

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06  06/19

 

VIWMA  TEAM ADVISES COMMUNITY OF SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE OF THE LBJ PUMPSTATION WET WELL

 

(St. Croix, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise Team advises the community that scheduled cleaning of the LBJ Pump Station wet wells has commenced. Cleaning of the wet well and pump manifold is necessary to commission the house pump and return the pump station to its normal operating mode.


Maintenance performed by VIWMA contractor and staff is scheduled to be completed by Tuesday, June 4, 2019. During this time, there is no anticipated bypass. The pump station wet well cleaning will not affect the level of service to the residents of the nearby area.


Residents are encouraged to utilize the VIWMA 24-Hour Hotline at 844-WMA-USVI (844-962-8784) to report solid waste and wastewater related emergencies.


We’re here to better serve you! Our team continues to work diligently to provide reliable services and would like to thank the community for their cooperation and patience.


For more information, contact the Office of Communications Management at 340-513-4171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Also, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Twitter.

  

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05  30/19

 

VIWMA  ADVISES COMMUNITY OF MANGROVE LAGOON FORCE MAIN BREAK

 

 

(St. Thomas, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise Team advises the community of a force main break that took place on Wednesday, May 29th on the entrance road to the Bovoni Landfill.


The Nadir and Bovoni pump stations are affected by this force main break and have been shut-down until the repair is completed. There can be possible overflow of manholes near Gas Work in Bovoni and the manholes in the Nadir area.


VIWMA contractor and staff have commenced repairs, which is scheduled to be completed by Friday, May 31, 2019.


Residents are encouraged to utilize the VIWMA 24-Hour Hotline at 844-WMA-USVI (844-962-8784) to report solid waste and wastewater related emergencies.


We’re here to better serve you! Our team continues to work diligently to provide reliable services and would like to thank the community for their cooperation and patience.


For more information, contact the Office of Communications Management at 340-513-4171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Also, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Twitter.

  

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05  30/19

 

VIWMA  TEAM ANNOUNCES NEW OFFICE LOCATION

 

 

(St. Croix, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving(St. Croix, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) PreservingParadise Team advises the community of its new office located at #252 Estate Glynn.The office houses VIWMA’s Communications Management, Compliance Management,Engineering, Executive Office, Facilities, Finance, Human Resources, InformationTechnology, Legal Counsel and Payroll Divisions. Office hours are Monday thru Fridayfrom 8:00am to 5:00pm.

 

The VIWMA Preserving Paradise team can be reached at 340-712-4962 or 340-719-1835. Residents are encouraged to utilize the VIWMA 24-Hour Hotline at 844-WMAUSVI(844-962-8784) to report solid waste and wastewater related emergencies.

 

We’re here to better serve you! Our team continues to work diligently to provide reliableservices and would like to thank the community for their cooperation and support.

 

For more information, contact the Office of Communications Management at 340-513-4171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Also, follow us on Facebook, LinkedInand/or Twitter

  

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05  28/19

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