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Water Authority-Cayman has ordered monitoring company CostWatch to remove transmitters that track water usage from its customers' meters.
The Water Authority-Cayman is waiving penalty fees for failure to pay water bills for the month of April, the company has announced.
A section of Shamrock Road will be closed on Sunday while the Water Authority – Cayman carries out work.
Upgrades to the water main on Prospect Point Road over the next six to eight weeks may affect traffic in the area, motorists are advised. Work began on Monday, Aug. 7, and pipe laying will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, according to the Water Authority-Cayman.
Legal drafters penning an 82-page law to create a unified regulatory office for Cayman’s utility providers did not solicit opinions from the half-dozen affected companies, instead they only consulted their controlling agencies.
In an eight-page response to Cayman Water Company CEO Rick McTaggart, government has sought to counter calls to withdraw and rewrite proposed legislation creating a single office regulating Cayman’s utility companies.
Cayman Water CEO Rick McTaggart has raised a serious and concerning issue with the Cayman Islands government: namely, that lawmakers are preparing to vote to overhaul regulation of the country’s utilities (including water), but nobody bothered to consult with Mr. McTaggart’s company, which is one of Cayman’s two water providers.
We can’t help but empathize with the anxiety expressed by several elected members in today’s newspaper over the sheer quantity of legislation the Progressives administration has crammed into the agenda of the new parliamentary session.
Cayman Islands lawmakers are set to review and approve an unprecedented number of bills in the Legislative Assembly meeting that begins Tuesday, some of which involve complex, long-standing issues that have been before parliament for more than a decade.
Utility chiefs have reacted cautiously to Monday’s publication of a draft law creating a unified commission to oversee water, electricity, telephone and fuel providers, while dissolving separate regulatory bodies previously responsible for each industry.
The Water Authority-Cayman is again sponsoring the annual Delano Hislop Memorial Journey for Life, a walk/run that aims to raise awareness about prostate and colon cancer.