Tag Archives: Sewage

Piping Sewage to the Sea a Clear and Present Danger

… Abrahams said that the outfall extends 815 metres (2,700 feet) offshore with two distinct high density polyethylene lines (HDPE), which was installed by Ward Drilling Inc., with sub–contractor Marenco Marine Ltd. One 8-inch and one 12-inch lines have been installed, with both of them capable of taking the entire flow from the plant individually…. Minister of Energy and Water

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Minister Abrahams Evidence Please about the Swamp!

The Editor Barbados Underground Barbados,W.I Dear Sir/Madam, According to an article in Barbados Today of 2nd.February 2019, Minister of Energy and Water Resources Wilfred Abrahams had the following to say: “We have come in eight months….. Graeme Hall swamp which was receiving raw sewage for over three years is on the rebound, fish have come back, the water quality is

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When the sewage breach on the South Coast first surfaced social media was accused of being irresponsible by giving it maximum airplay. Two ministers – John Boyce and Richard Sealy – felt motivated to jump smackdab in the affected area. Subsequent events have graphically illustrated that there was validity in concerns expressed at this relatively early juncture. Further, it is

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Waste Management: Serious Topic Barbadians Must DEMAND Discussion from Political Parties

If for no other reason the general election season is a good opportunity to vent on the issues. One issue the blogmaster will be keeping an eye is how will the parties address waste management in the near, medium and long term. It was a big ticket item for the last government (DLP) however ten years later, it remains an

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Food Biotechnologist Concerned About Water Quality | Agrees With US Embassy Warning Citizens

Dr. Robert D. Dun-Low lane Bridgetown Barbados, BB11157 robertd.lucas@gmail.com Tel.246-426-6512 8th, February2018 The Editor Barbados Underground Bridgetown, Barbados West Indies Dear Sir/Madam There is an article entitled “USA Embassy Unfairly Issues Public Health Advisory on Barbados” appearing in the “Barbados Underground.” Mention was made by various officials including the general manager (GM) of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) and the

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Blame Government for South Coast Sewage Disaster

Submitted by Theo Good evening. I feel compelled to share this information with the folks on Barbados Underground. Please go to the below link and download the document. Digest it. https://www.iadb.org/en/project/ba0036 One can form an intelligent opinion as to what is the real problem  with the South Coast Sewerage Project. It’s  textbook case of absolute maladministration. Absolute poor management from

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