Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Downed power lines ‘hindering SSA crews’


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The Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) says it has removed about 85 per cent of fallen trees following the passage of Hurricane Elsa on July 2 and is getting back on track with its usual garbage collection.

However, public relations officer Carl “Alff” Padmore has asked residents to bear with them as they navigate downed power lines.

“We have been experiencing some low-hanging wires. They were there before the hurricane but, naturally, with the visitation of Hurricane Elsa, they would have dropped lower. A number of areas in Christ Church, St Philip and St Joseph remain troublesome for us,” he told the DAILY NATION yesterday.

Padmore said the SSA had been working closely with the Barbados Light & Power Company (BL&P), Flow and Digicel to navigate the fallen wires.  (RA)


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