COVID-19 STATISTICS:

6,033,861
Confirmed cases
Updated on May 30, 2020 1:20 am
366,891
Deaths
Updated on May 30, 2020 1:20 am
2,660,570
Recovered
Updated on May 30, 2020 1:20 am

Major Maintenance Underway At Deglos Landfill

Poor conditions caused by major maintenance at the Desglos sanitary landfill  are a source of distress to staff of the  Saint Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority (SLSWMA) and users of the site, the authority has acknowledged.

The SLSWMA has however apologised for the inconvenience, admitting that due to the upgrades currently being undertaken, the waiting period at the landfill for vehicles disposing waste is in excess of half an hour.

According to authority, the maintenance at the Deglos landfill is to facilitate the general upkeep of the site and in particular major improvement to the access road.

In a press release, the SLSWMA observed that the situation at the landfill has also resulted in delays in the collection service provided to residents.

“Residents in some areas particularly in the north of the island should therefore anticipate a later collection service until all landfill works are completed,” the release noted.

It advised users of the landfill to continue to exercise caution and patience during visits to the facility, as current maintenance work when completed will serve to improve the service offered to the public including the flow of traffic and timely disposal of waste.

 

Trending

Bodies Of Eight Prisoners Exhumed From Site Of Former Jail In Castries

The bodies of eight prisoners have been exhumed from the compound of the former jail in Castries, it has been announced. The remains were of...

Adrian Augier Tells Senate ‘Let Us Not Bring Death To Our Door!’

Independent Senator Adrian Augier on Thursday told the Senate that if Saint Lucia is thankful for zero deaths from COVID-19, "then let us not...

Mother Of Abandoned Baby Comes Forward

Health and Wellness Minister Mary Isaac has announced that the mother of an abandoned newborn has come forward to the authorities. "The mother came forward...

Ground Broken For Choc Housing Development

Government officially broke ground Thursday for the Choc Housing Development. Prime Minister Allen Chastanet described the ground breaking as a milestone. He noted on his official...

st lucia news online. st lucia news. 

Share
Tweet
Email
WhatsApp