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VI Director re-elected VP for C’bean Water & Sewerage Association

Director of the Virgin Islands' Water and Sewage Department, Ms Perline Scatliffe-Leonard, was re-elected Vice President, of the Caribbean Water and Sewage Association. Photo: GIS
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Director of the Virgin Islands' (VI) Water and Sewage Department, Ms Perline Scatliffe-Leonard, was re-elected Vice President, of the Caribbean Water and Sewage Association (CAWASA).

According to a Government Information Service (GIS) press release dated, yesterday December 3, 2018, Ms Scatliffe-Leonard was re-elected at the association’s 27th Annual General Meeting, recently held in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

According to the GIS release, the areas discussed at this year’s meeting included:

  • The case for recycled wastewater and rainwater use in improving the climate;
  • Making a Hydro Meteorological Network Infrastructure more climate resilient, leading to timely more reliable and accurate data collection;
  • Using Information Communication Technology (ICT) in water and wastewater quality testing to improve the reliability, validity and sustainability of water quality testing in the Caribbean;
  • Protecting water quality through best management practices;
  • Understanding Global Water Intelligence (GWI) customers in regards to satisfaction and bill payment.

The officers elected to the executive committee were:

President: Mr Christopher Husbands, General Manager of NAWASA, Grenada

Vice President: Mrs Perline Scatliffe Leonard, Director of Water and Sewage Department, Government of the Virgin Islands

Secretary: Mr Garth Saunders, General Manager of CWSA, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Treasurer: Mr Edmund Regis, General Manager of WASCO, St, Lucia

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