NAWASA Addressing Sewer Outfall Blockage In The St. George’s Sewer Collection And Transmission System: Urges Public Caution

PR – The National Water and Sewerage Authority (NAWASA) is addressing a critical challenge involving a blockage in the sewer outfall line for the St. George’s Sewer Collection and Transmission System, in the vicinity of the St. John’s river. This issue has led to the overflow of manholes in the Melville Street area.

Our teams have been on the ground, working to resolve the situation and mitigate its impact on the community. NAWASA is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of the general public.

Public Caution Advisory

NAWASA advises individuals to exercise caution and refrain from using the area surrounding the mouth of the St. John’s River for recreational and other purposes until further notice. This precaution is essential to safeguard public health amid the ongoing situation. It’s important to note that there is no danger to pedestrian traffic on the Green Bridge. Furthermore, NAWASA assures the public that disinfection of the Melville Street area has taken place, and these efforts will persist to ensure the ongoing safety and well-being of the general public.

Updates on Progress

NAWASA will continue to monitor the situation, and updates will be provided as more definitive information becomes available. Recognizing the inconvenience caused, NAWASA appreciates the patience and cooperation of the community as we work toward a prompt and effective solution.