Land Access Permission Required

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The Coastal Zone Management Unit (CZMU) is seeking to contact land owners or persons with contact details for them at several locations across the island to gain access to their land to facilitate geotechnical surveys.

This forms part of the work to be carried out under the Coastal Risk Assessment and Management Programme being executed by the CZMU.

In St. Philip, land owners with properties at Apple Hall; Lot 34 Well House Bay; Long Bay; Bequest; Bottom Bay; Lot 125 Ocean City and Lot 60 Ocean City are asked to call the CZMU at 622-1610 as soon as possible.

Those persons with properties at North Point and Northumberland, St. Lucy; East Coast Road and Boscobel, St. Andrew; and Foster Hall, Cambridge, Bissex and Spring Field Plantation in St. Joseph, are also asked to telephone the CZMU.

The Government project is aimed at improving the island???s ability to identify and manage environmental risks such as cliff erosion and coastal flooding.

One of the eight studies being conducted is the: Geotechnical Surveys and Investigations, which is aimed at mapping the cliff instability zones that exist around the island.??Land owners will be provided with any information forthcoming from the geotechnical investigation associated with their estate.

julia.rawlins-bentham@barbados.gov.bb

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