Recognizing that water is an essential part of hygiene in controlling this virus, we have taken steps to ensure that the distribution of water for drinking continues, without risk to the NGO's, local volunteers and general public.

We have ensured that there will be no disconnects for water utility customers.

We have worked with the Grand Bahama Power Company to have the Storm Recovery and Stabilization Charge suspended until further notice.


As it relates to our licensees, we understand how challenging these times are, which is why for the period that the Emergency Order lasts, we will suspend collection of licensee fees for the impacted sectors.

Collaborative Partnerships

In addition, the GBPA is working hand-in-hand with GB Health Services and the Government of The Bahamas to put an extra medical facility on standby at the immediate disposal of GB Health Services, should the need arise.

GBPA, along with the industrial sector, is amassing a pool of additional funds and resources to contribute to GB Health Services for sourcing, procurement and shipping of specialized medical equipment to Grand Bahama - in order to assist with the fight against COVID-19, should the need arise.

In order to ensure the safety of our customers and our team from the spread of COVID-19, we are adhering to all of the preventative measures advised by the Ministry of Health.

Based on the latest Government mandate, we wish to advise that the offices of The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited & Group of Companies are closed to the public. However, we will be providing services via phone between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and also via email. Further, we wish to advise that we will continue to provide essential water and inspection services.

COVID-19 Hotlines

Grand Bahama Island
(242) 815-1667
(242) 727-0140
(242) 806-3550
(242) 727-0401

COVID-19 Bahamas Website:

Contact Us

Click here to utilize our online services on our Resources page, visit our kiosk for payment services or contact us as noted below:

Customer Relations for Licensing: | (242) 350-9050 / (242) 350-9051

Customer Relations for GB Utility: | (242) 350-9050 or for emergencies (242) 373-9999

Collections: | (242) 826-4556

Human Resources - HR Related Inquiries:

Donation Related Requests:

Scholarship Inquiries & Submissions:
View our Scholarship Guidelines (click here)

Finance: | (242) 350-9054 / 9085

Port Legal:
(242) 350-9055 / 9034

Building & Development Services: | (242) 816-4030

Group Corporate Affairs: | (242) 801-9001

Security, Safety & Facilities
(242) 373-9999

Additional Resources

User of Potable Water Stations

GBUC, in collaboration with GBPA, the Ministry of Health and NGO partners, have made preparations to avoid the WATER STATIONS spread of COVID-19 at public water distribution sites.

We wish to advise that all potable water stations in operation will continue to do so daily. There is no shortage of water, therefore, residents are encouraged to only take what is needed and adhere to the following:

  • Only Site Monitors will be allowed to handle water taps and fixtures for filling. Please follow their instructions respectfully.
  • While visiting water stations, please practice social distancing by creating appropriate space between yourself and others while waiting for your containers to be filled.
  • If you are experiencing cold or flu symptoms, please avoid water stations if possible.
  • Please ensure that your containers are cleaned and make use of hand washing stations available.


The following local water depots are certified for the sale of drinking water:

  • Bahama Fresh Water & Ice, Coral Road
  • Sunny Isles, Milton Street
  • Pure Ltd. Oak Street
  • Full Oasis Water Center, Polaris Drive
  • Crystal Clear H2O, Balao Road

Public Safety Tips

The Ministry of Health is working to ensure the safety of the Bahamian people. Help minimize the risk that CORONAVIRUS poses to citizens, residents and visitors by following these

5 Easy Steps


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