8th PM of Barbados responds to St John water woes, pledges solution forthcoming as funds available
Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley vowed this weekend getting water to Barbadians in rural areas is now a top priority, revealing a special capital works project on a feeder to the Bowmanston Pumping Station in St John will be fast-tracked;
View this post on Instagram
A viral YouTube video depicting the hardship of St John residents caught the attention of @mamottley Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley this weekend, she spoke to measures in progress and about to be undertaken by the Barbados Water Authority @barbadoswaterautho while opening a Farmer’s Market on the Mighty Grynner H’way as a means for BARVEN the Barbados association of Vendors and Entrepreneurs to have a venue for produce apart from the Palmetto St Market. @charlesjongpmobgi
In an effort to address the low water levels at Bowmanston, the BWA began the $14.8 million project, which would see the movement of water from Vineyard, St Philip, to the Golden Ridge/Bowmanston system.