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Jamaica: KSAMC Wants NEPA To Help Find Source Of Heavy Silt Flow

The Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) is to seek the help of the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) to identify the source of heavy silt that comes about during periods of prolonged rainfall.

KSAMC Chairman and Mayor of Kingston Delroy Williams today told a meeting of the corporation that a letter of intent is being drafted for submission to NEPA.

Dozens of homes in Nine Miles in Bull Bay, St Andrew were left under floodwaters, heavy silt, and other debris following rains.

Upset residents blocked a section of the main road yesterday to demand attention from the authorities.

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