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WAPA's Reverse Osmosis Plant Goes Online

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Leasing a desalination plant is an expensive undertaking when funds are not readily available in the present economic downturn. It’s like throwing money down a well. Lease money could be more wisely spent in developing the water resources of the freshwater lens existing below the ground on the Island. The unit water price would be far cheaper than desalinated water from a leased diesel plant.
In addition, when the wells are drilled on the Island, the government will use solar power to run the pumps, thus creating another means of substantial savings. After the wells are drilled, they become the property of the government and the people…..more large savings….and no lease to pay.
Please contact me for further guidance on development of your freshwater lens. The citizens of St. Croix are walking on an underground "goldmine" everyday without realizing it. jcgrinberg@yahoo.com

Richard Shim-Chim
Trenton, New Jersey

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Power rotation schedule.WAPA ALERT:

STT/STJ— Please be advised the following is a tentative rotation schedule of when feeders will be impacted. The schedule is based on load demand and subject to change. 1:00 am – 3:00 am Feeders 5A, 6A and 8A will be impacted | 3:00 am – 5:00 am Feeders 10B, 6B and 7B will be impacted | 5:00 am – 7:00 am Feeders 8B, 7E and 9C will be impacted | 8:00 am - 10:00 am Feeders 9E, 7C and 6A will be impacted. Once again, all of the timeframes listed are estimates and designed to help with planning and preparation. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your ongoing patience as we work to resolve this issue.

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Curious what is going on with 7A as it is not listed in the rotation and just seems to be OUT?!

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Dear Source:


Leasing a desalination plant is an expensive undertaking when funds are not readily available in the present economic downturn. It's like throwing money down a well. Lease money could be more wisely spent in developing the water resources of the freshwater lens existing below the ground on the Island. The unit water price would be far cheaper than desalinated water from a leased diesel plant.
In addition, when the wells are drilled on the Island, the government will use solar power to run the pumps, thus creating another means of substantial savings. After the wells are drilled, they become the property of the government and the people.....more large savings....and no lease to pay.
Please contact me for further guidance on development of your freshwater lens. The citizens of St. Croix are walking on an underground "goldmine" everyday without realizing it. jcgrinberg@yahoo.com


Richard Shim-Chim
Trenton, New Jersey