Press Release

Ministry of Communications and Works
Water and Sewerage
Release Date:
Wednesday, 24 May 2023 - 4:10pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is making moves to replace and upgrade the existing water distribution network.

Minister for Communication and Works Honourable Kye M. Rymer said his ministry would be issuing an expression of interest to obtain the services of a reputable and qualified company to replace and upgrade the water distribution network, through a public private partnership engagement.

 Honourable Rymer in his statement at the Swearing-In Ceremony of the First Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth House of Assembly said, “We must focus, and our ministry we will focus on improving our water supply, improving our sewage system, and developing renewable energy, road improvement, enhancing transportation, and improving the city of Road Town.”

He added, “We have quite a lot of projects to complete, we have some policy changes to make as well, and we will be bringing those to this honorable House of Assembly.”

The minister’s full statement can be viewed on the Government’s website at

The Ministry of Communications and Works continues to ensure the continued development and maintenance of public infrastructure in keeping with international standards so that public utilities are reliable and affordable in support of an enhanced community life for every resident and visitor in the Virgin Islands.

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Paul Bridgewater

Information Officer I (Ag.)
Department of Information and Public Relations