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WAPA CHECKS IN

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The Water and Power Authority got good grades for staying functional during most of Hurricane Jose, in most areas.
As of 10:30 a.m. Patricia Blake Simmonds, spokesperson for WAPA, reported the following areas are experiencing difficulties.
On St. John the Bordeaux area is experiencing problems. Crews are out working to restore power.
Problems are being experienced on Water Island. Crews have been dispatched to work on the problems.
On St. Thomas problems have been experienced throughout the night and morning on parts of feeder seven affecting North Star Village, Peterborg, cross roads also known as four corners. Problems with feeder six are affecting upper Caret Bay, Crown and Hawk, Dorothea, and Solberg, specifically Harbor View. Problems with feeder 10 are affecting areas of upper Estate St. Thomas.
On St. Croix feeder two has been restored, but the area from Crusher to Grove Place is still experiencing an outage. The north shore area is also experiencing difficulties due to seablast, debris and trees on the lines.
Blake said all feeders are functioning, but that residents can anticipate intermittent outages as crews work to repair damaged equipment due to Hurricane Jose.
Emergency numbers are 774-1424 on St. Thomas and St. John and 773-0150 on St. Croix. Blake also said 774-3552 is also being manned on St. Thomas.
"Potable water held up," Blake said.

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