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200,000 litres of non-potable water imported by sea – ...

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The Ministry of Environment has imported 200,000 litres of non-potable water overnight as a contingency measure following restrictions to non-essential use of water. This water will be used for street flushing, green areas in the community as well as wildlife in Alameda Park. The decision was made as non-potable water…

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AquaGib Reverse Osmosis Plant generating fresh water –...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar is pleased to announce that following the successful repair works to the salt water pipe supplying the Governors Cottage Reverse Osmosis Plant, the plant is now producing potable water. This water will, in the first instance, replenish stock levels at the AquaGib reservoirs. The advice…

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Issues of water pressure explained – 523/2022

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AquaGib is currently implementing nightly restrictions to water supply. The reason for this is to allow production to be transferred to the Waterworks reservoirs and build up stock. However, as stock levels remain low, there will still be water pressure issues and interruptions on the following day.   Unfortunately, as…

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WATER DISRUPTION STRATEGIC COORDINATION GROUP MEETING HELD T...

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The Deputy Chief Minister, as Acting Chief Minister, convened a meeting of the Water Disruption Strategic Coordination Group earlier today from No.6 Convent Place. This is the eighth meeting which has taken place since the fire at Power’s Drive Tunnel began on Tuesday. His Excellency the Governor, Vice Admiral Sir…

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Care Agency implement contingency plans – 521/2022

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Immediately upon notification of the water supply problem, the Care Agency implemented contingency plans to safeguard the vulnerable members in our community, whether elderly or people with disabilities to ensure that provision of fresh water was available to them and have been working closely with AquaGib . Additionally, the Care…

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HMGoG convenes sixth emergency meeting on fresh water disrup...

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The Deputy Chief Minister, as Acting Chief Minister, has this morning convened a further emergency Civil Contingencies meeting on the continued fresh water disruption across Gibraltar. The meeting took place at 9:30am from the Strategic Coordination Centre at No.6 Convent Place. This is the sixth meeting to take place since…

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Public Health advice to parents and guardians with children ...

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The Director of Public Health, Dr Helen Carter, has advised that mineral water with sodium levels over 200mg per litre and/or sulphate levels over 250mg per litre, is not recommended for mixing with instant formula feeds. Parents/Guardians are advised to check mineral water labels before feeding babies under 12 months….

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AQUAGIB STATEMENT – Tunnel collapse damages AquaGib an...

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The fire that has been burning inside Powers Drive Tunnel has resulted in significant rockfall inside the tunnel which has come to light this afternoon. This has resulted in damage to AquaGib and GibElec infrastructure. This possibility had been considered a risk and as such planning has been in place…

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