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FYI FROM SEN. CELESTINO WHITE

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WHITE APPEALS TO GOVERNOR TURNBULL TO BRING RELIEF TO ST. JOHNIANS WITH POTABLE WATER EXPANSION

Senator Celestino A. White, Sr., has written to Governor Charles Turnbull requesting release of the $2,500,000 appropriation contained in Section 87 of Act No. 6427, and amended by Act No. 6578, Section 3, so that WAPA can begin the urgent work of making potable water available to residents of St. John via St. Thomas’ east end.
Senator White indicated that WAPA recently completed laying the submarine pipeline connecting Red Hook to St. John at a cost of $3.7 million. "Additionally, the infrastructure work of Phase 1A, (Tutu Valley to Emerald Hill) is presently being laid at a cost of $1.6 million, with a completion date set for September of 2004," stated Senator White.
The appropriation release being requested would allow WAPA to connect Emerald Hill to Smith Bay and onward to Red Hook which will then connect to the submarine pipeline to St. John, according to Senator White.
"It would be a complete waste of money already expended, not to mention an enormous waste of opportunity, not to make the necessary funds available to complete this worthy and needed project for residents of St. John," stated Senator White.
"On behalf of the residents and businesses on St. John, I am calling on Governor Turnbull to have the appropriation release through the Office of Management and Budget," concluded Senator White.

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The following material is being published, unedited, exactly as it was received via e-mail from the office of the government official named, as a Source community service. Government office holders wishing to contribute to the FYI bulletin board must e-mail source@viaccess.net. The Source reserves the right to choose what is published.
WHITE APPEALS TO GOVERNOR TURNBULL TO BRING RELIEF TO ST. JOHNIANS WITH POTABLE WATER EXPANSION

Senator Celestino A. White, Sr., has written to Governor Charles Turnbull requesting release of the $2,500,000 appropriation contained in Section 87 of Act No. 6427, and amended by Act No. 6578, Section 3, so that WAPA can begin the urgent work of making potable water available to residents of St. John via St. Thomas’ east end.
Senator White indicated that WAPA recently completed laying the submarine pipeline connecting Red Hook to St. John at a cost of $3.7 million. "Additionally, the infrastructure work of Phase 1A, (Tutu Valley to Emerald Hill) is presently being laid at a cost of $1.6 million, with a completion date set for September of 2004," stated Senator White.
The appropriation release being requested would allow WAPA to connect Emerald Hill to Smith Bay and onward to Red Hook which will then connect to the submarine pipeline to St. John, according to Senator White.
"It would be a complete waste of money already expended, not to mention an enormous waste of opportunity, not to make the necessary funds available to complete this worthy and needed project for residents of St. John," stated Senator White.
"On behalf of the residents and businesses on St. John, I am calling on Governor Turnbull to have the appropriation release through the Office of Management and Budget," concluded Senator White.