Ginger Ridge residents want twin woes addressed
THE TWIN problems of water shortage and bad roads still stalk Macca Tree district in the Ginger Ridge division of the St Catherine Municipal Corporation.
But with politicians now hustling to get their votes for the local government polls later this month, the residents are adamant that fixing the problems must be one of the immediate actions of the eventual victor.
“Is only recently we a see di councillor dem really a come through and really a show dem face. When we put them up there, we would a like fi si dem come see wah a happen inna di community,” Junior Bowes, 49, told The Gleaner on Wednesday.
“The road waah fix and wi nuh have nuh water. More time, we the residents haffi tek up some tings pon wi self because the councillors are not there until elections. We have a big tank up there so (Mount Pleasant) and wi only haffi depend pon that when rain fall,” the farmer said.
But he said the problem can be fixed.
“The man dem run pipe and ting ‘bout two years now’, but nuh water nah come. Water used to come fi like an hour and yuh nuh see it again. Maybe once or two time fi di month. Dem haffi try sort out that.
Meanwhile, another Macca Tree resident, who gave his name as Leighton, argued that his community has been disappointed for With politicians now hustling to get their votes for the local government polls later this month, residents of Macca Tree in St Catherine are adamant that fixing problems, like their bad roads, must be one of the immediate actions of the eventual victor.
too long, so it will not be business as usual after this election.
“Through dem claim seh a
“The source is being worked on. By this weekend or someday next week, water will be back in the pipeline. Moreover, it (system) has improved tremendously it will be better than the first.”