Mayor Daniel Guerrero and Hon. Manuel Heredia Jr., Minister of Tourism & Civil Aviation and Area Representative of Belize Rural South, met with members of Belize Water Services (BWS) on Thursday, March 9, 2017 to discuss BWS intentions of further expanding its sewage system along the Laguna Drive in San Pedro Town. (Laguna Street from High School to Sir Barry Bowen Bridge) (As shown in pictures.)
CEO of BWS, Mr. Alvan Haynes along with Mr. Sanjay Keshwani (BWS Technical Services Manager), Mr. Dave Pascascio (BWS Operations Manager) and Mr. Jermaine Jones (BWS Operations Supervisor) were all present on site with Mayor Guerrero and Hon. Heredia as they visited the areas that will be connected to BWS’ sewage system.
Mr. Pascascio stated that works will commence on Monday, March 13, 2017 and the duration of the project is expected to take approximately six (6) months. At the end of the project, sixty-two (62) residents/business will be connected to BWS’ sewage system. Mr. Pascascio also expressed that this project will not affect the beneficiaries water rates.
The cost of the project is estimated at $1.5 million Belize dollars and it is funded by Belize Water Services and the Government of Belize.
Belize Water Services and the San Pedro Town Council kindly ask for your cooperation during this time.