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  • A sum of $38.7 million has been allocated to the Hermitage Dam Rehabilitation Study.
  • The project, to get underway this month, seeks to carry out a feasibility assessment for the rehabilitation of the Hermitage Dam.
  • It is anticipated that the feasibility study will be completed by March 2017.

A sum of $38.7 million has been allocated to the Hermitage Dam Rehabilitation Study.

This is contained in the 2016/17 Estimates of Expenditure now before the House of Representatives.

The project, to get underway this month, seeks to carry out a feasibility assessment for the rehabilitation of the Hermitage Dam.

It will determine the structural integrity of the dam and the practicality of undertaking de-silting works.

So far, six firms have been shortlisted to carry out the feasibility study.

In addition, the project agreement has been signed by the National Water Commission (NWC) and forwarded to the funding agency, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).

It is anticipated that the feasibility study will be completed by March 2017.

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