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    January 18

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Tapping into the old stand pipe

BEA DOTTIN, beadottin@nationnews.com

Added 27 August 2012


Water, water, but not everywhere, and certainly not gushing from the taps. It was a situation reminiscent of Barbados of yesteryear in areas of St Lucy this past weekend as many residents had no water flowing into their houses. The Barbados Water Authority had a problem at its Alleynedale pumping station and for homes this resulted in either very low water pressure or no water at all. As a result many people resorted to using the standpipes to meet their needs, as was the case with these two people at Six Men’s, St Peter.


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