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A Message From Executive Director/CEO, Lawrence J. Kupfer

Jun 20, 2020

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The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority
Corporate Communications
NEWS RELEASE
Contact: Jean P. Greaux, Jr., Director of Corporate Communications
340-774-3552 extension 2147 or 340-244-7330
communications@viwapa.vi / www.viwapa.vi

June 20, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / CEO

LAWRENCE J. KUPFER

     Expressions by WAPA employees on privately-owned social media accounts and other public forums do not reflect those of the Authority’s Governing Board, its senior leadership team or management. Management and senior leadership employees are never encouraged to express unpopular, politically incorrect, and or inflammatory statements. 

     WAPA encourages and expects that all employees will conduct themselves in a manner aligned with the reasonable expectations of our diverse and culturally sensitive Virgin Islands community.

 

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About WAPA: The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority is an autonomous agency of the Virgin Islands Government which produces and distributes electricity and drinking water to residential and commercial customers in the territory. WAPA was created by the Fifth Legislature of the Virgin Islands in 1964 through Act No. 1248. Today, WAPA generates electrical power at production plants on St. Thomas and St. Croix and distributes electrical service through smart grids to customers on St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John, Hassel Island, and Water Island. Potable water is distributed to almost 13,000 customers through water lines and standpipes. WAPA also has the responsibility of installing and maintaining streetlights.