Topic: Alternative Energy, Education, Safety in Public Buildings | Posted By: aphillip
Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 3:45pm
Close to 200 energy saving light bulbs have been installed in the Seventh-day Adventist School (SDA) at Sea Cow’s Bay as part of the SMART School Project being piloted in the three schools in that area.
The Department of Disaster Management is informing the public that the National Siren System and National Emergency Broadcast System will be tested today, Friday, 23rd January at 2:00 pm. The test is carried out on the fourth Friday of every month.
The Department of Waste Management is encouraging the community to dispose of waste oil safely at the incinerator in Pockwood Pond.
Waste Officer, Mr. Marquese Maduro said the department is requesting that individuals and businesses that generate significant amounts of waste oil are to bring the oil to Pockwood Pond where it can dispose of safely.
Waste oil is defined as any petroleum-based or synthetic oil such as automotive, cooking oil and other lubricants.
By the end of this week, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) will know whether its National Disaster Management Programme (NDMP), led by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), has met the required standards and can be considered for accreditation from the United States based Emergency Management Accreditation Programme (EMAP).