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$7.5m at stake for BISX firm on plant deal

Consolidated Water has confirmed the Water & Sewerage Corporation is examining “alternatives” to extending its Windsor plant water supply agreement for another five years, potentially jeopardising $7.5 million in annual revenues.

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Electrical failure to blame for water supply interruption

ELECTRICAL failure at the Windsor pumping station was the cause of water supply interruption in western New Providence over the weekend.

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Water shortage fears compromised quality

New Providence’s frequent supply shortages resulted in the Water & Sewerage Corporation making compromises on water quality and maintenance of a key reverse osmosis plant, Tribune Business can reveal.

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Water Corp's $8m defaults protected supplier 'breaches'

The Water & Sewerage Corporation was unable to hold Consolidated Water accountable for “numerous contractual breaches” because it owed the BISX-listed firm more than $8 million in defaulted payments.

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Too early to expect results from $81m contract to cut water leaks

IT IS STILL too early to expect tangible results from the $81 million contract with an Israeli company to reduce leakage from the island’s water supply network, the Water and Sewerage Corporation says.

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Interruption to water services announced

THE Water and Sewage corporation will periodically interrupt water services for residents of New Providence until further notice according to Visna Armbrister, customer service manager.

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Water supply JV to move at 'full speed'

BISX-listed Consolidated Water is aiming to move “full speed ahead” with its 50/50 western New Providence water supply joint venture in the coming weeks, pledging that customers in the area will see improved water quality by 2012 year-end.

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WSC seeks $100m for water upgrade

WATER and Sewage Corporation general manager, Glen Laville said WSC still has to invest upwards of an estimated $100 million to complete water main replacements on New Providence with the figure growing larger if the Family Islands are included.

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Water Corp's service losses 30x those of proper-run utility

NON-REVENUE water losses in New Providence account for 56 per cent of the Water and Sewerage Corporation’s supply, its general manager said yesterday, adding that system leaks were about three-four times’ the international average for a properly-run water utility.

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Water Corp targets 60% private well use

THE Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) is aiming to expand its customer base “as much as possible”, its general manager telling Tribune Business yesterday it wanted to win back the 60 per cent of New Providence residents currently using private wells.

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Water cut-off/fees battle tears apart resort project

A FURIOUS battle between several homeowners and the developer at an Exuma-based real estate/tourism development has broken out, Tribune Business can reveal, with the Water & Sewerage Corporation caught in the middle over claims its failure to provide an alternative water supply is "damaging the image of the Bahamas" in investor eyes.


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