Work set to begin on Stanleytown river defence shortly
The Sea Defence Unit (SDU) of the Public Works Ministry is expected to commence works on the Stanleytown river defence shortly, as residents of the West Bank Demerara (WBD) community express worry over the situation.
Stabroek News had visited the area three weeks ago and observed first hand, water from the nearby Demerara River seeping through the river defence structure. Water also flowed freely under several sandbags which were placed beneath the structure there by the authorities.
Head of the SDU, Geoffrey Vaughn, told this newspaper that works are planned for the area shortly as the authorities are expected to carry out a selective tendering process in order to select a …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.