Collapsed sea defences patched

-but Mosquito Hall residents says works inadequate

Two sea defences which collapsed earlier this week have been patched up by the Public Works Ministry but some residents living near the two areas says the works done are poor.

A large section of the inner wall of the Mosquito Hall, East Coast Demerara seawall caved in on Tuesday after it was hit by a 3.18 metre high tide, which washed away an earthen embankment and caused flooding for residents inhabiting the area.

Similarly, a section of the Hyde Park earthen sea defence collapsed on Monday evening after high tides crashed into the wall, swamping homes in the area. A 15-foot breach subsequently developed in the sea defence. However, the situation was quickly monitored and officials of the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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