Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Spring residents can expect water relief

The main in Porey Spring has been repaired.

The main in Porey Spring has been repaired.

Residents in Porey Springs, Content, Barker’s Corner, Fortress Hill and surrounding districts in St Thomas can breathe a cool sigh of relief.

The emergency work on a burst main in Porey Springs, St Thomas has been completed by the Barbados Water Authority (BWA). According to the BWA, the work entailed emergency repairs that were conducted on the four-inch main and subsequently, the clearing of a blockage in a three-inch main in the same area.

Water will be gradually restored to customers in the affected areas.

Customers in these specific areas of St. Thomas, felt the impact of the burst main from yesterday and the BWA pledged to service them by water tankers until the repairs were completed. 

Additionally, after today's fix, the BWA team promised: "to continue to closely monitor the developments of these mains over the next few weeks."

 

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