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LWSC succeeding in flushing Seawater out of its system

Varflay Kamara/ Jos Garneo Cephas Sr.
Technicians doing repairs on one of the water pipelines.
Technicians doing repairs on one of the water pipelines.

MONROVIA, LIBERIA – Day after The Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation said it was seriously experiencing down scream of their filtration system, the Corporation’s Managing Director, Duannah Kamara, says they are nearing success in flushing out the seawater from it system.

Mr. Duannah said: “Technical at White Plains is working hard to ensure the complete filtering of the quantity of seawater that spilled into the St. Paul River”.

Recently the sea intruded into the St. Paul, thus affecting the entire water system of the LWAS and that of other water vendors.

The LWAS Managing Director, said: “The situation, was a natural phenomenon usually caused by climate change and was first experienced and detected by chemists and technicians on 20th March 2019”. He made the statement Tuesday, March 26, 2019 when he tour the White Plains facilities in Louisiana, outside Monrovia.

For his part, the White Plains Water Treatment Center Manager, Koffer Thomas, expressed satisfaction that the situation has been resolved.  

Koffer said: “A defense system has been setup by the LWSC management to combat any future reoccurrence of similar situation”. He promised to work closely along the Ministry of Transportation’s Meteorological and Early Warning System Department to prevent imminent climatic conditions”.


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