Department of Waste Management
Ministry of Communications and Works
Public Works Department
Water and Sewerage
Release Date:
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 - 2:29pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are asked to do their part and be prepared this hurricane season. Persons are asked to:

  1. Remove all derelict vehicles and heavy equipment not in use from roadways
  2. Clear waterways of derelict boats
  3. Clear all debris and loose garbage on property
  4. Refrain from throwing bulky garbage in ghuts and drains

These items can be swept away during natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods and cause blockage of free flowing water to ghuts, drains or off the road way that may result in flooding.

For assistance please telephone the following recovery hotlines: Public Works Department at 468-6006 and Water and Sewerage Department at 468- 6000.


Nekita Turnbull

Ag. Deputy Chief Information Officer
Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2730
Email:  Neturnbull@gov.vg