Statement by the Ministry of Communications and Works - Update On The Water Production Issues At Handsome Bay Virgin Gorda

Thursday, 21 September 2023 - 12:01pm

The water scarcity that the Valley, Virgin Gorda, has been experiencing is attributed to three main culprits: The inadequate production of water, the inadequacy of the distribution system and Sargassum Seaweed infiltration.

Sargassum Seaweed Causes Water Interruption on Virgin Gorda

Thursday, 14 September 2023 - 2:27pm

The Ministry of Communications and Works was advised that the Sargassum Seaweed at Handsome Bay inhibited the operation of the water production of the Desalination Plant. In turn, the distribution of water was disrupted to customers in the Valley, Virgin Gorda.

eFlyer: Flyer Heat Safety

Thursday, 7 September 2023 - 3:33pm

eFlyer: Light Clothing, Heavy Sunscreen

Monday, 4 September 2023 - 12:43pm

eFlyer: Tips For Heat

Friday, 1 September 2023 - 12:03pm

VI Community Urged To Be Sensitised About Sargassum Seaweed

Tuesday, 15 August 2023 - 8:29am

The influx of the sargassum seaweed is once again causing concern for members of the Virgin Islands community, namely those working in the tourism industry, fisherfolks and the frequent beach visitors.

National Meteorological Service To Begin In The VI

Friday, 30 June 2023 - 9:06pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is engaged in discussions for the introduction of a National Meteorological Service in the Territory.

‘Sea Salps Are Harmless’- Public Concerns Addressed

Monday, 26 June 2023 - 3:46pm

Officials from the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, and Climate Change are addressing the public’s concerns about the presence of some marine creatures resembling jellyfish within the Territory’s waters.

Government Officials Trained In Underwater Survey Processes

Thursday, 15 June 2023 - 5:35pm

Government officials from several departments were trained in a two day workshop to preview the underwater survey processes that were used to create the updated Coastal Resources Atlas.

The VI/UK Continue Partnership On The Environment

Thursday, 15 June 2023 - 4:00pm

Stakeholders including representatives from the BVI Tourist Board, National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands, Unite BVI and BVI Ports Authority are featured as they participated in a two-day workshop themed, “Overseas Territories Biodiversity Strategy.”