Rain causes breach of Airy Hall conservancy

Intermittent heavy rainfall caused a breach in the Airy Hall Water Conservancy on the Essequibo Coast which left about 200 acres of rice under water up to last evening, Region 2 Chairman Parmanand Persaud said.

Persaud told Stabroek News that the breach was reported yesterday to the Regional Administration by rice farmers after they found their crops submerged.

The Regional Administration has since dispatched workers to repair the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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