Manx Utilities has announced that the Hosepipe Ban has been lifted with immediate effect.
Manx Utilities are introducing a temporary use ban (Hosepipe Ban) from 5 June 2020. The ban is being introduced due to the extremely dry period the Island has been experiencing with long spells of sunshine from mid-March. The small periods of rainfall have yielded little in terms of topping up the Island’s reservoirs and demand has increased.
Manx Utilities is seeking views from members of the public, interested parties and stakeholders on the proposed clauses within the new Draft Wayleaves Bill.
Following the Chief Minister’s announcement yesterday, Manx Utilities can confirm that it is taking additional precautionary measures to ensure the continued safety of our customers and staff and the delivery of our essential services.
Manx Utilities has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Pod Point, one of the UK’s largest providers of electric vehicle charging, to deliver a sustainable public charging network for the Isle of Man.
Gravel and vegetation clearance works are planned for the River Glass in the NSC area as indicated below. The works will take place in September/October 2019.
Manx Utilities has announced a major investment in a new metering system, the first stage of which will be to replace ageing key meters with new smart meters which can be topped up online and over the counter to ensure full accessibility. The first installation of these meters will commence in 2020.
Manx Utilities have confirmed that work has commenced on the demolition of White Hoe and Ivy Cottages on the Castletown Road with the land being returned to nature.
The Cabinet Office is in the process of advertising for two Lay Members to join the Manx Utilities Board. The changes are taking place as a result of Mr Chris Allen announcing his intention to resign with effect from the end of May 2019.
Manx Utilities has announced that it will decommission the diesel generator engines currently installed at Ramsey Power Station in Gardner’s Lane, following a third-party analysis of the high voltage electricity network supply to Ramsey and the North of the Island.