The National Utilities Regulatory Commission (NURC) is the economic regulator for the Water, Wastewater and Electricity service sectors in Saint Lucia; having been established under the National Utilities Regulatory Commission Act No.3 of 2016, which guides the conduct of its regulatory functions
As a regulatory authority, the NURC is also responsible for granting service licences to persons wishing to carry on water supply or sewerage services. The requirement for this licence is legislated under sections 60 of the Water and Sewerage Act Cap 9.03, as amended by the National Utilities Regulatory Commission Act No. 3 of 2016 (Schedule 4). On this premise and through the successful completion of a series of engaging and interactive stakeholder consultations, a special licensing arrangement for portable water trucking was implemented on April 30, 2021.
In light of this, NURC would like to inform all interested stakeholders as well as the wider public that the following service providers are licensed to operate a Water Truck Service during the period, March 1st, 2021 – February 28th, 2022.
The NURC further wishes to advise that as per the provisions of section 60 of the Water and Sewerage Act, as amended by the National Utilities Regulatory Commission Act, it is an offence to operate a water truck service without a valid Water Trucking Service Licence. A person who contravenes this requirement commits an offence and upon conviction, on indictment, is liable to a fine not exceeding $100,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 years or to both.