Trelawny essential services supplied with water by truck | News

Falmouth Mayor Colin Gager said essential services in Trelawny are being supplied with water by truck.

He says it’s important for the continuation of critical services.

Dozens of National Water Commission (NWC) customers have been deprived of the goods since yesterday because unionized workers took industrial action.

“Despite the strike, they agreed to truck water to the hospital, infirmary, police station and municipal building,” Gager said.

“This action will facilitate the holding of the regular municipal assembly,” he noted.

He said the six water trucks should be distributed today.

Meanwhile, the work stoppage of CNO employees has forced the postponement of today’s highly anticipated Forum of Mayors.

Representatives from several agencies, including the NWC, the National Public Works Agency and the National Solid Waste Management Authority, were expected to answer residents’ questions.

The event has been postponed to Wednesday, May 18.

-Leon Jackson

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