August 25, 2007

Blocked drainage system leaves Brooks Pen under murky water - Jamaica Gleaner- Topic: DrainageNews

Ambrozine Talbot points to the problematic water channel, which when blocked, trapswater in Brooks Pen, St. Ambrozine Talbot, a 75-year-old resident who lives across the road from the flooded community, told The Gleaner on Tuesday that Brooks Pen was once a section of a pond located beside the Bull Pen playing field. Talbot said that in years gone by the culvert, a four-foot concrete channel which took water from Brooks Pen to the sea, used to be cleaned regularly. Rosie, a resident of Brooks Pen concurs, but stressed the need for a bigger channel to take water off the property. read me

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