Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Sewage Stink

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A BROKEN PUMP at the South Coast Sewerage Project that was supposed to have been fixed at least a year ago may be causing tonnes of sewage to leak into the Graeme Hall Swamp.

To make matters worse, this foul-smelling effluence has for weeks been flowing along the street into the heart of the restaurant and hotel-rich South Coast tourism belt, causing a major inconvenience to business operators, customers and residents.

Almost one year ago, assurances were given by chairman of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA), Dr Atlee Brathwaite, that the problems causing a back-up of effluent at the South Coast Sewage Treatment Plant would be fixed.

Over the past week, however, residents and business owners in the Hastings and Worthing area in Christ Church have contacted the DAILY NATION to report a foul-smelling, “sewage-like” stench that has been accompanying cloudy water gushing out of manholes along Highway 7. (AD)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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