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(St. John) December 21, 2020 - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises residents on St. Johnwho utilize the residential bin site located at Great Cruz Bay that this site will be permanently closed effective January 4, 2021. Area residents are encouraged to dispose their household trash at the Pine Peace bin location where an additional 20 yard bin will be  placed to accommodate this change.  

VIWMA thanks the community in advance for their cooperation. 

Please call 844-WMA-USVI (844-962-8784) to report illegal dumping, sewage overflow or service interruption. For more information, contact the Division of Education and Communications Management at 340-643-0410 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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12/21/2020

 

(US Virgin Islands) November 25, 2020 - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises the community of the following hours of operation surrounding the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

Landfills:
The Susannaberg Transfer Station along with the Bovoni and Anguilla landfills will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2020. Each location will resume regular hours of operation on Friday, November 27, 2020.

Administrative Offices:
All administrative offices will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2020 and Friday, November 27, 2020 and resume regular business hours on Monday, November 30, 2020.  


The management and staff of the VIWMA wishes everyone a joyful and safe holiday. As you attend holiday gatherings with family and friends please be mindful to properly dispose of your trash.


For additional information, contact the Division of Education and Communications Management at 340-643-0410 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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11/25/2020

(St. Thomas, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises the community of an overflow at the Nana pump station and mechanical failure at the Bournefiled pump station, which occurred at approximately 1:00 pm, Friday, November 06, 2020. The Bournefield pump station has since been taken offline for repairs.

VIWMA staff and contractors will be working diligently into the weekend to bring both facilities back online. The Authority will continue to keep the community abreast of repair progress.  

Traffic will not be impacted, as berms will be placed in the area to reduce any environmental impacts. Residents with impacted immune systems or respiratory conditions are asked to avoid the area until repairs are complete.

The VIWMA thanks the community for their cooperation and patience.

 
To report a solid waste or wastewater emergency, call the VIWMA 24-Hour Hotline at 844-WMA-USVI (844-962-8784).

For more information, contact the Education and Communications Management Division at 340-643-0410 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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11/06/2020

(ST. CROIX, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises the public that the St. Croix Transfer Station and Anguilla Landfill closed at noon on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 due to recent heavy rains which have caused hazardous road conditions at the facilities. The Authority is monitoring the weather conditions and will inform the public when regular working hours resume.

 

Residents are asked to secure their household waste and contracted haulers are asked to hold municipal solid waste until further notice.  The Authority puts the safety of our staff, contracted haulers and the public first. We thank the public for their patience and understanding.

 

For more information, contact the Division of Education and Communications Management at 340-643-0410 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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11/11/2020

(St. Croix, USVI) - The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises the community that a force main break occurred at the Lagoon Street pump station in the vicinity of the St. Patrick School at approximately 1:30 pm, Friday, November 06, 2020. The pump station has been taken offline while preparations to execute repairs commence.

VIWMA staff and contractors will commence repairs on Saturday, November 07, 2020. The Authority will continue to keep the community abreast of repair progress.  

Traffic will not be impacted, as berms will be placed in the area to reduce any environmental impacts. Residents with impacted immune systems or respiratory conditions are asked to avoid the area until repairs are complete.  

The VIWMA thanks the community for their cooperation and patience.


To report a solid waste or wastewater emergency, call the VIWMA 24-Hour Hotline at 844-WMA-USVI (844-962-8784).

For more information, contact the Education and Communications Management Division at 340-643-0410 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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11/06/2020

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