Construction Zone At Worthing Beach

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A construction zone has been established at Worthing Beach. The Ministry of Energy and Water Resources has advised businesses and beach goers in the area to exercise caution as the Barbados Water Authority continues to carry out work on the construction of the outfall off that beach. This phase of work began on Tuesday, January 8, and will continue into …

Cautionary Zone Offshore Of Worthing Beach

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A cautionary zone has been implemented off Worthing Beach, with immediate effect. The Ministry of Energy and Water Resources, in collaboration with the Coastal Zone Management Unit, the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, the Environmental Protection Department, and the Ministry of Environment and National Beautification, wishes to advise owners of coastal cruisers, other pleasure crafts and dive …

Worthing Beach Remains Closed

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Worthing Beach remains closed to the public. The closure includes those beaches from the entrance of St. Lawrence Gap to the zone at the bottom of Rendezvous Hill. This is to facilitate the ongoing repair work to the South Coast Sewage System, where wastewater has been entering the canals to the East of the Graeme Hall Swamp. To maintain the balance in …

Construction Of Emergency Marine Outfall

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Around the clock work has begun on the emergency temporary marine outfall off Worthing Beach. Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams, in a press conference held at the Ministry’s office last Friday, revealed that the next step in addressing the south coast sewage issue was to construct a temporary outfall 1, 000 metres offshore from Worthing Beach, Christ Church. …

Temporary Closure Of Worthing Beach

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The Ministry of the Environment and Natural Beautification wishes to advise the public that during the repair and restoration of the South Coast Sewerage network, Worthing Beach will remain closed until further notice. The continued closure comes as a result of wastewater entering the Graeme Hall Swamp. In an effort to protect the swamp and its environs, in addition to keeping the wastewater …

Update On Worthing Beach

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Worthing Beach will remain closed to ensure that the ecological conditions of the swamp and its environs are restored. This is according to Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams, who said “we have a sensitive and delicate eco-system and it is critical that the balance is right”. The decision was made following discussions by a Cabinet Sub-Committee comprising …

Worthing Beach Closed Until Further Notice

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The National Conservation Commission has advised members of the public that Worthing Beach will remain closed until further notice. The closure includes those beaches from the entrance of St. Lawrence Gap to the zone at the bottom of Rendezvous Hill. sheena.forde@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Construction Zone At Worthing Beach anemptytextlline READ MORE St. Matthias Magistrates’ Court Closed U… anemptytextlline …

Ministry Temporarily Closes Worthing Beach

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The Ministry of Environment and National Beautification is temporarily closing Worthing Beach, from the entrance of St. Lawrence Gap to the zone at the bottom of Rendezvous Hill, beginning midnight tonight, Saturday, July 7, until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 20. This is to facilitate an environmental exercise to lower the water levels at the Graeme Hall Swamp, as preparations …

Authorities Recommence Opening Of Sluice Gate

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The public is advised that until further notice, persons should stay out of the sea at Worthing Beach, Christ Church, from 6:00 in the evening until noon the following day. This caution by the Ministry of Health comes in response to the daily opening of the sluice gate at the Graeme Hall Swamp by the Drainage Division. Red flags, which …

Nearshore Water At South Coast Beaches Are Safe

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The results of special sampling conducted by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) at south coast beaches from Amaryllis to Worthing, Christ Church, indicate that they are safe for recreational use. According to a statement released today, all of the beaches assessed between December last year and January this year met the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) criterion for the …