Water Bottling/Ice plants are inspected at least twice a year to ensure that the water produced by these plants is potable and does not pose a health risk to consumers.


Step 1:  Submit completed Registration for Water or Ice Plant Form to the Division.

Step 2:  An inspection is scheduled and conducted with the plant/business.

Step 3:  If the plant/business passes the inspection, recommendations will be made to the Department of Trade and Consumer Affairs for licencing.  If the plant/business fails the inspection, recommendations are given to the proprietor for improvement.

Step 4:  The Divison will make periodic inspections for further improvement and compliance.

Supporting Documents

  • Copy of most recent Water Test Results
  • ‚ÄčTrade Licence (if applicable)

Method of Applying

Visit or email the Division

Turn Around Time

Two to Ten Days

Additional Notes

Any application for the operation of a new commercial water bottling plant or business must provide a layout of the plant and information on their water source and treatment process.  Water Bottling/Ice Plant should have their raw and treated water tested quarterly.  The results should be maintained at the plant for examination by the Environmental Health Officer.


Department Contact Information

Environmental Health

Main Office
First Floor, Old Administration Building
Main Street, Road Town
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Other Locations
Valley, Virgin Gorda
Port Purcell
Beef Island
Long Bush

Email Address: ehd@gov.vg

Telephone:1(284) 468-5110
Fax:1(284) 468-5109