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THE people of Palm Grove Court, a housing scheme located on the outskirts of Spanish Town Road, are frustrated with the lack of water in their community.
Last week the residents threatened to protest, as they claimed that they have been without the commodity for nine months.
"How can people live under these conditions for the several months we have been without water and no one to come and assist us," asked resident Cassandra Lewis.
"The problem has been going on for several months now we were told that the problem is being caused by a damaged pump station," president of the Citizens' association, Valerie McKenzie told the Jamaica Observer.
McKenzie explained that residents were told that a broken pump station in the area was the cause of the problem.
The residents said that the explanation did nothing to lessen their suffering.
"We hear about the cause of the problem, but we are yet to see something being done to address the concern," said Andrew Smith.
Smith, along with other residents, said that they are forced to carry water from neighbouring communities in order to survive.
A group of women from Palm Grove Court vent their anger over
the lack of water in their community. (PHOTO: BRYAN
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