UPDATE: Normalcy returned to waterways affected by overflow of effluent in Ewarton

Monday, October 22, 2018

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ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The Ewarton Works bauxite plant in St Catherine is reporting that normalcy has been returned to the waterways in its immediate vicinity following an overflow of from WINDALCO's effluent holding pond last week.

On Wednesday, the company disclosed that it issued an advisory to residents in and around the areas of Byndloss, Vanity Fair, Charlemont Foot Bridge, as well as the Rio Cobre following continuous rainfall in the area causing an overflow of trade effluent.

Read: Spillage at Ewarton Works effluent holding pond

The company today said its monitoring data shows that the pH levels have returned to normal and expressed regret at any inconvenienced caused.

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