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Tag: Water Authority-Cayman

Is pollution monitored in Cayman?

Is pollution monitored in Cayman?

| 06/12/2018 | 4 Comments
Do we have any pollution monitoring here on the island? Ocean water quality, air quality, anything? Are there any statistics, on any topic? On the WHO website it seemed we are the only country that is not proactive in regards to these matters. Auntie’s answer: This is one of those questions that n [...]

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Geology Education Week on the way

Geology Education Week on the way

| 11/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The sixth annual Geology Education Week, set for Monday, 15 October, to Friday, 19 October, will again feature geology lessons for students at local high schools and a professional development course for local educators that includes a field trip to Cayman Brac. Organised every yea [...]

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Questions about water bill

Questions about water bill

| 20/03/2018 | 7 Comments
Can you please look into this as I have tried and am getting no explanation other than it’s just what they do. I was shocked to have to pay a large Water Authority bill for 41 days in January/February. My previous bill was for 19 days. They charge different amounts per cubic metre with an [&hellip [...]

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Help on tap for conserving water

Help on tap for conserving water

| 13/03/2018 | 3 Comments
I’ve read that the Water Authority will supply new customers with ‘conservation kits’ that contain water-saving shower heads and faucet aerators. Does this mean these items are free? Also, what about old customers getting these as well? If the Water Authority really wants to lower [...]

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A shout-out from Auntie

A shout-out from Auntie

| 26/02/2018 | 4 Comments
In the almost two years since this column began, I have answered hundreds of questions from readers and attempted to find the answers to more. Along the way, I have encountered very helpful and responsive people both in the public and private sector. [...]

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Worried about pollution from mobile car washers

Worried about pollution from mobile car washers

| 25/02/2018 | 8 Comments
Does any government body police the mobile car washes with regards to the chemicals they use and let seep into the ground water? I would imagine Department of Environment or Department of Environmental Health should be looking out for our interests but I have never seen any attempt to control the di [...]

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Geology Week rocks on for fifth year

Geology Week rocks on for fifth year

| 28/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The fifth annual Geology Education Week will take place from Monday, 16 October, to Friday, 20 October. Organised by the Water Authority-Cayman, Geology Week, as in past years, will comprise geology lessons for students at local high schools and professional development courses for [...]

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Applications open for Water Authority scholarship

Applications open for Water Authority scholarship

| 17/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Water Authority-Cayman is accepting applications for its CI$30,000 annual scholarship. Director Gelia Frederick-van Genderen said the authority is looking for the next generation of water professionals. “Water is essential to all life on earth. We need clean water for environ [...]

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Brac Lions get support for children’s initiative

Brac Lions get support for children’s initiative

| 27/01/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Water Authority-Cayman (WAC) recently donated more than $4,000 to the Lions Club of Cayman Brac, with the funds primarily supporting the founding of the “Kids Pantry Project” which aims to provide nutritious snacks to children who would otherwise go to school hungry. The money [...]

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Water Authority helps fill NCVO coffers

Water Authority helps fill NCVO coffers

| 12/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Water Authority-Cayman (WAC) recently donated $2,000 towards the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) 37th annual radio/telethon. This event is the NCVO’s main fundraiser with the proceeds raised going towards projects such as the Nadine Andreas Residential Foster H [...]

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Water Authority names scholarship winner

Water Authority names scholarship winner

| 22/08/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Kristina Powell, this year’s recipient of the Water Authority-Cayman annual scholarship, will begin studies in her major in management information systems (MIS) at the University of Tampa this fall. Every year the authority offers a scholarship of up to CI$30,000 to a suitably qualified Cay [...]

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Water Authority joins Lions fight against male cancers

Water Authority joins Lions fight against male cancers

| 18/07/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Water Authority-Cayman is again supporting the Lions Club of Grand Cayman by sponsoring the fifth Annual Delano Hislop Memorial Journey For Life, through a $2,500 donation. The 15-mile walk/run, which aims to raise awareness about prostate and colon cancer, is scheduled to take place Sunday, [...]

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Cayman students at international water seminar

Cayman students at international water seminar

| 28/06/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Four students are representing the Cayman Islands at the Rotary International World Affairs Seminar in the US state of Wisconsin. The Water Authority-Cayman (WAC) has provided $2,500 in sponsorship for Charles Panton, Shamelia McPherson, Liana DaCosta and Bianca Rego-Ramos, who are attending [...]

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