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Shipment delay halts fix to sewerage issue in Pasea

Shipment delay halts fix to sewerage issue in Pasea

Addressing the sewerage problems happening next to the Delta Gas Station in Pasea has hit a snag because of a delay in the shipment of imported materials.
Works & Utilities Minister Kye Rymer gave that indication while noting that he thought it was necessary to give an update on the matter since it is a matter affecting residents.

He said the Water and Sewerage Department is currently awaiting materials that were ordered a few months ago and should have arrived already.

“However, due to the economic challenges faced by the global pandemic, these items are still in transit to the territory,” Rymer said.

“The department aims to conduct an overhaul and install a permanent remedy that is expected to last up 50-60 years. This project will be conducted in three phases, and I am happy to report that phase one has been completed, and as a result, 320 feet of line were installed,” Rymer said.

According to Rymer, once the materials are shipped, a temporary solution will be implemented to address the current issue which has resulted in a massive crater on the eastbound lane of the highway.

“I thank the public for their patience and understanding and ask that you take extreme caution when traversing on the eastbound lane of the Sir Francis Drake [Highway],” Rymer added.

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