TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF WORTHING BEACH
The Ministry of the Environment and Natural Beautification wishes to advise the public that during the repair and restoration of the South Coast Sewerage network, Worthing Beach will remain closed until further notice. The continued closure comes as a result of wastewater entering the Graeme Hall swamp.
The Environmental Protection Department (EPD) under the Ministry of Environment and Beautification will conduct daily near shore testing and will continue to monitor the conditions on the beach. Meanwhile the National Conservation Commission (NCC) will ensure that warnings remain in place for the duration of the closure.
The public is asked not to use the beach at this time and to observe the warnings posted. The NCC along with the Barbados Water Authority is making every effort to have this situation rectified as soon as possible.
They thank the public for their continued patience, cooperation and understanding.