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Water relief soon for St Joseph

Tre Greaves

Water relief soon for St Joseph
From left, coordinator of the BWA’s community tank programme, Gregory Thompson; members of the Rotaract Club – president Danielle Donawa; director of the international service committee, Kavita Singh; and assistant director Shakeila Marshall, with St Joseph MP Dale Marshall next to the donated tank.  (Picture by Lennox Devonish.)

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St Joseph residents are being promised that come May, they will no longer have to rely on community tanks for their water needs.

The word came yesterday from parliamentary representative Attorney General Dale Marshall in Surinam, St Joseph, where the Rotaract Club of Barbados donated a 1 000-gallon tank.

He said the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) mains-laying Vineyard/Golden Ridge project was nearing completion.

“The Water Authority has been working assiduously on this project for the last eight or nine months, which will see an additional two million gallons of water per day going into the Golden Ridge Reservoir. [It] supplies all of this side of St Joseph and pumps water to the Castle Grant reservoir,” Marshall said. (TG)

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