Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis: Prime Minister Terrance Drew addressed the water issue in St Peters and provided a firetruck as a temporary solution to help the residents with water. He expressed his commitment to tackling the situation as his main priority.
It is to be noted that the fire truck is available in the Lower Monkey Hill areas, John England Village and the Upper Monkey Hill. He stated that the Water Department is working tirelessly to combat the situation of water interruption in these areas.
Further, PM Drew added that it is expected that water will be restored in the affected areas by tomorrow. He took to his official social media handle (Facebook) to update the public regarding the water issue.
“The area of St Peters is experiencing water shortage once again. To address the issue temporarily, the firetruck will be in the areas of Lower Monkey Hill, John England Village, and Upper Monkey Hill to help provide residents with water. Please be on the lookout.
According to the Water Department, the issue is expected to be resolved and water restored by tomorrow morning”, the leader of St Kitts and Nevis noted.
Moreover, the government, along with the Water Department, work dedicatedly towards the restoration of water in St Peters, and they are also working on the arrangements for more water trucking as a temporary solution.
Considering this, PM Drew was presented with a budget for 2024, where he talked about the Water Storage Tank Project, which was especially introduced to meet the water crisis. It may also aid in reducing water-related issues by providing citizens with access to water.
Additionally, the leader of St Kitts and Nevis also added in his budget address for 2024 that they are going to initiate a project of a 2-million-gallon desal plant, which is expected to be started this year.