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Christiansted Fire Hydrant Project to Begin Monday, July 30

(Friday, July 27, 2012)

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority


Contact:  Cassandra Dunn, Director of Corporate Communications

340-773-2250 extension 4085 or 340-690-5758

Friday, July 27, 2012



The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority will begin the installation of twelve water hydrants in the Christiansted town area on Monday, July 30. Construction work will continue daily from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. until project completion in mid-October.

 The contractor, Rotating Equipment Corporation, will begin the hydrant installations on Street E in Estate Richmond. No water service interruptions are anticipated.

To ensure the safety of work crews, pedestrians and other motorists in the area, drivers are asked to proceed cautiously and to follow traffic directions. WAPA appreciates the cooperation of the public during this water service enhancement project.

For more information, please call the Water Division at 340-773-3775.