Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Ministry of Public Utilities working to improve water supply

 (L-R) Alan Poon King, CEO (Ag.), WASA, Sergio Campos, Water and Sanitation Division Chief, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Rocio Medina Boliva, IDB country representative for T&T, Senator the Honourable Robert Le Hunte, Minister of Public Utilities. , Nicolette Duke, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Public Utilities, and Romney Thomas, Chairman of Board of WASA, share a moment after the meeting.

(L-R) Alan Poon King, CEO (Ag.), WASA, Sergio Campos, Water and Sanitation Division Chief, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Rocio Medina Boliva, IDB country representative for T&T, Senator the Honourable Robert Le Hunte, Minister of Public Utilities. , Nicolette Duke, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Public Utilities, and Romney Thomas, Chairman of Board of WASA, share a moment after the meeting.

The Government is working toward improving the nation's water supply.

Minister of Public Utilities, Senator Robert Le Hunte met with senior officials of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) at the Ministry of Public Utilities head office on Tuesday, according to a statement issued by the Ministry on Tuesday.

The team was led by the Division Chief for Water and Sanitation Sergio Campos, who is based in Washington DC.

At the meeting, The IDB presented a proposed approach to comprehensively address the water supply challenges facing the country to the Minister and senior officials from the Ministry of Public Utilities, the Ministry of Planning and Development, and WASA.

The Ministry said the IDB has been lending technical support to them and WASA to strategically improve the country’s water supply.

This improvement in water supply is one of the Ministry’s strategic mandates for the water sector and focuses on approaches to achieving continuous water supply by reducing non-revenue water, managing demand, institutional strengthening and building climate resiliency in the water supply infrastructure.

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