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Inclement Weather May Impact Sewer Collection System

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises all residents that due to the inclement weather that will be caused by Tropical Storm Maria that the sewer collection system may experience a large inflow of storm water into the system, which may cause overflows in certain areas throughout the territory. Residents are asked to avoid known areas where manhole overflows occur and to proceed through standing water with extreme caution.
The current condition of the sewer lines allows for the inflow and infiltration of storm water into the sewer system and may exceed the pumping capacity at various pump stations which carry the flow from residential areas to the Wastewater Treatment Plants. Until the rains and the run-off subside, the sewer collection system will continue to be impacted.
Residents are asked report any overflows to the VIWMA at its Customer Service Line at 713-1962 or 774-4139. The public can also Report-A-Problem on VIWMA’s Web site at www.viwma.org
For more information, contact the Office of Communications Management at either 712-4951 or 690-4218.

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The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises all residents that due to the inclement weather that will be caused by Tropical Storm Maria that the sewer collection system may experience a large inflow of storm water into the system, which may cause overflows in certain areas throughout the territory. Residents are asked to avoid known areas where manhole overflows occur and to proceed through standing water with extreme caution.
The current condition of the sewer lines allows for the inflow and infiltration of storm water into the sewer system and may exceed the pumping capacity at various pump stations which carry the flow from residential areas to the Wastewater Treatment Plants. Until the rains and the run-off subside, the sewer collection system will continue to be impacted.
Residents are asked report any overflows to the VIWMA at its Customer Service Line at 713-1962 or 774-4139. The public can also Report-A-Problem on VIWMA’s Web site at www.viwma.org
For more information, contact the Office of Communications Management at either 712-4951 or 690-4218.